Thursday, 6 July 2017

Is Coconut Oil Toxic?

Is Coconut Oil Toxic?


 Here we have another of those situations where we have been told for years that Coconut Oil is good for our health.  Now there is doubt about this theory.  Who is right?


Story at-a-glance

  • According to the latest advisory from the American Heart Association (AHA), saturated fats such as butter and coconut oil should be avoided to cut your risk of heart disease
  • Replacing saturated fats with polyunsaturated fats such as margarine and vegetable oil might cut heart disease risk by as much as 30 percent, about the same as statins, the AHA claims
  • The AHA bases its outmoded conclusions on four studies dating back to the 1960s — studies shown to have problematic performance biases
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