Monday, March 30, 2015

Antistress and antioxidant effects of virgin coconut oil in vivo

 2015 Jan;9(1):39-42. Epub 2014 Nov 3.

Antistress and antioxidant effects of virgin coconut oil in vivo.

"Furthermore, mice treated with VCO were found to exhibit higher levels of brainantioxidants, lower levels of brain 5-hydroxytryptamine and reduced weight of the adrenal glands. Consequently, the serum cholesterol, triglyceride, glucose and corticosterone levels were also lower in VCO-treated mice. These results suggest the potential value of VCO as an antistress functional oil."

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