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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2017, Article ID 7251562, 8 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/7251562
Research Article

Daily Consumption of Virgin Coconut Oil Increases High-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Levels in Healthy Volunteers: A Randomized Crossover Trial

1Department of Pharmaceutical Care, Faculty of Pharmacy, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
2Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand

Correspondence should be addressed to Dujrudee Chinwong; ht.ca.umc@c.eedurjud

Received 20 July 2017; Revised 31 October 2017; Accepted 16 November 2017; Published 14 December 2017

Academic Editor: Norman Temple

Copyright © 2017 Surarong Chinwong et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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