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Table 2 Summary of findings of the systematic review and meta-analysis

From: The effects of coconut oil on the cardiometabolic profile: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials

Outcome group   Overall result, MD (95% CI) Risk of Bias (RoB 2) Certainty of evidence (GRADE)
Anthropometric profile Body weight NS High Very low
Waist circumference NS Very low
Total body fat NS Very low
Lipid profile LDL-C NS High Very low
HDL-C  + 3.28 (0.66; 5.9) Very low
Triglycerides NS Very low
TC/HDL-C NS Very low
Glycemic profile Fasting blood glucose NS High Very low
Inflammatory profile US-CRP NS High Very low
  1. Abbreviations: MD Mean difference, CI Confidence interval, GRADE Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development and Evaluations, NS Non-statistically significant, LDL-C Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, HDL-C High-density lipoprotein cholesterol, TC Total cholesterol, US-CRP Ultra-sensitive c-reactive protein