Dr Mercola Has Been Teaching These Benefits of Coconut Oil For 15 Years Double-Blind Clinical Trial Puts Coconut- versus Soybean Oil to the Test  In the featured 12-week long study, researchers evaluated the effects of coconut oil and soybean oil on the biochemical profiles and waist circumference on 40 obese women, aged 20-40. Belly fat, known as visceral fat, is the type of fat linked to heart disease, diabetes and stroke, among many other chronic diseases. Divided into two groups of 20 participants each, the women received a daily supplement of 30ml (about two tablespoons) of either soybean... (Read More ...)