Effects of Dietary Coconut Oil on the Biochemical and Anthropometric Profiles of Women Presenting Abdominal Obesity

@article{Assuno2009EffectsOD,
  title={Effects of Dietary Coconut Oil on the Biochemical and Anthropometric Profiles of Women Presenting Abdominal Obesity},
  author={M. L. Assunç{\~a}o and H. Ferreira and A. F. dos Santos and C. R. Cabral and Telma M. M. T. Flor{\^e}ncio},
  journal={Lipids},
  year={2009},
  volume={44},
  pages={593-601}
}
The effects of dietary supplementation with coconut oil on the biochemical and anthropometric profiles of women presenting waist circumferences (WC) >88 cm (abdominal obesity) were investigated. The randomised, double-blind, clinical trial involved 40 women aged 20–40 years. Groups received daily dietary supplements comprising 30 mL of either soy bean oil (group S; n = 20) or coconut oil (group C; n = 20) over a 12-week period, during which all subjects were instructed to follow a balanced… Expand
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