"Coconut oil contains more than 80 per cent saturated fat, more than twice the amount found in lard, and 60 per cent more than is found in beef dripping", according to The Guardian. Frank M. Sacks, Professor of Cardiovascular Disease Prevention at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and Senior Physician at Brigham & Womens' Hospital said in a statement to ABC News.
Other than coconut oil, foods that are high in saturated fat include butter, hard cheese, ghee, sausages and meat pies. The authors attributed the gulf in perception to the marketing of coconut oil in the popular press.
Coconut oil has been heralded as a healthy alternative and a poison but, which is true?
In her words, any product that contains coconut oil, awful for the cardiovascular system because it contains huge amount of cholesterol carried by low density lipoproteins (LDL). The nutrient is supposed to help you burn fat, kill harmful microorganisms, reduce hunger and protect skin, hair and teeth.
Does coconut oil have some health benefits? The bottom line is that while there is limited research about coconut oil's impact on the body-whether good or bad. How useful this oil is still under debate.
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