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The University of the Philippines (UP) is the country’s national university. This premier institution of higher learning was established in 1908 and is now a university system composed of eight constituent universities and one autonomous college spread throughout 17 campuses in the archipelago.

Journal Article

Journal article

Coconut oil consumption and coronary heart disease  [1992]

Kaunitz, H.; Dayrit, C.S. (Columbia Univ., New York (USA));

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All available population studies show that dietary coconut oil does not lead to high serum cholesterol nor to high coronary heart disease mortality or morbidity rate. The cholesterol lowering effect of EFA [essential fatty acids]-rich corn oil may really not be so beneficial in as mush as the HDL. Cholesterol is simultaneously decreased and the ratio of cholesterol or LDL to HDL is thereby increased

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Philippine Journal of Coconut Studies (Philippines)

ISSN : 0115-3463