I've come by a lot of articles stating that coconut,especially coconut oil,doesn't make you gain fat but actually hightens your metabolism. I just never seem to get what that actually means.....does it mean that one can eat more (different) fats without gaining...or eat more on a whole without gaining (& exercising)?
I find if I eat more coconut oil for a couple of days,instead of other fats,I'll get a lot more hungrier (this kinda make me anxious,since I don't/can't exercise the way I'd like to/most of you do here). After a couple of days I get a major binge on other fat sources or snack on other stuff.
Substituting medium chain fatty acids for long chain fatty acids results in a relative increase in metabolic rate and a relative weight loss. Adding coconut oil to the diet of a weight stable person would not result in them losing fat.
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