Health

Does coconut oil live up to the hype?

Every month there seems to be a new "superfood" that is promoted heavily on the Internet and TV talk shows and endorsed by semi-celebrities. But rarely has a food gone through as dramatic a transformation from dietary villain ...

Health

Soybean oil causes more obesity than coconut oil and fructose

A diet high in soybean oil causes more obesity and diabetes than a diet high in fructose, a sugar commonly found in soda and processed foods, according to a just published paper by scientists at the University of California, ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Is coconut oil a miracle cure for Alzheimer's?

Millions of people around the world, including thousands of scientists, are desperately seeking a good treatment for Alzheimer’s disease—or, almost beyond hope, a cure. So it’s no wonder that many readers have ...

Health

Is coconut oil good for you?

There is no consistent body of data that I am aware of to indicate that coconut oil has documented specific beneficial effects; hence, there is no data that I'm aware of to suggest people should go out of their way to consume ...

Health

Five claims about coconut oil debunked

Coconuts have been a valued food in tropical areas for thousands of years, traditionally enjoyed as coconut water from the centre of the coconut, coconut flesh, or coconut "milk" (made by steeping the flesh in hot water).

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