The 50 Latest Coconut Oil Benefits Backed By Science
Coconut oil has made the journey from villain to victor in the health food world.
How did such a drastic change come about? What made people change their minds about the numerous benefits of coconut oil?
This story is tied in with the saturated fat myth that to this day runs rampant spreading misconceptions.
Coconut Oil and The Saturated Fat Myth
The myth that saturated fats makes you fat, came about in the late 1970’s. People were led to believe from health authorities that foods high in saturated fat were to be avoided. Foods such as butter, egg yolks, animal fats and of course, coconut oil.
The premise behind this notion is that saturated fat would raise LDL cholesterol, which…
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