Who’s Behind the Claim that Coconut Oil is Pure Poison? — “OUR WORLD”

Originally posted on Karma Yoga Daily: By Dr. Mercola, Waking Times Chances are you’ve seen the recent headlines claiming coconut oil is “pure poison.”1,2,3 That declaration was made in a lecture posted on YouTube by Karin Michels, Ph.D., professor at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and director of the Institute for Prevention and…

via Who’s Behind the Claim that Coconut Oil is Pure Poison? — “OUR WORLD”

I know this isnt academic but curiosity got the best of me. I woud also love to know how and why someone would come up with such a claim. To my knowledge and research coconut oil has several benefits. Firstly coconut oil contains fatty acids with potent medicinal properties Coconut oil is high in healthy saturated fats that have different effects than most other fats in your diet.
These fats can boost fat burning and provide your body and brain with quick energy. They also raise the good HDL cholesterol in your blood, which is linked to reduced heart disease risk. Secondly coconut oil can increase fat burning, reduce seizures,etc. Can we have clarity on how and why this oil can be “Pure Poison”.

 

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