It’s regularly touted as a “superfood” or a “healthy fat” and is found in supermarkets and health food stores across Canada and the United States, but coconut oil might not be as healthy as you think. We talked to experts about the product’s “unfortunate” health halo, and learned that it has more saturated fat than butter and lard. Plus, we discover claims that coconut oil can help people lose weight are the result of a study whose author says has been misinterpreted.
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