Cholesterol is a type of fat that is essential for many metabolic processes. There are two types of cholesterol. HDL is the 'good' cholesterol and LDL is the 'bad' cholesterol. High cholesterol is a 'lifestyle' disease that's directly attributable to diets high in animal fats and/or trans fats.
What is coconut oil? Coconut oil is oil extracted from the flesh of a coconut. When coconut oil is extracted, all it contains is fat. It does not contain carbohydrate or protein. Fatty acids are the building blocks of fats. The length of the fatty acid chain is dependent on the number of carbon atoms. […]