Cracking the Case of Coconut Oil: To Toss It or Not?

Just like fashion and music trends, health fads wax and wane, and the latest word from the American Heart Association is that coconut oil isn’t as health-conscious as it has been made out to be.

In the recent Presidential Advisory from the AHA, which has caused a firestorm in the health community, a case is built around the adverse effects of saturated fat, how coconut oil is primarily composed of saturated fat, and thus, it’s concluded that we should cut coconut oil from our diets.

So, what’s a coconut oil lover to do?

Well, before you go raiding your pantry, let’s take a look at more of the underlying facts because there’s a lot more than meets the eye in this proclaimed health debacle.

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