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Coconut oil; A health food or an overly hyped product?

Coconut oil; A health food or an overly hyped product? Coconut oil has been advertised as a healthy oil with benefits that it promotes weight loss, lowers blood pressure and blood glucose, protects against heart disease, increases energy, reduces inflammation, erases wrinkles, and even counters Alzheimer’s disease. With all those benefits, why wouldn’t you want to always use this in your regular cooking? According to the NY Times in a recent article, when something sounds this good, it may be too good to be true. Coconut oil is higher in calories than butter, and it also raises the level of Read More »