Is Coconut Oil Healthy?

by | Jun 22, 2017 | Nutrition | 2 comments

This week the American Heart Association made bold claims; you’ve probably seen headlines recently saying things like Coconut oil ‘as unhealthy as beef fat and butter‘” or “A MAJOR HEALTH ORG JUST CALLED COCONUT OIL UNHEALTHY“.

Before you throw out that jar of coconut oil, watch the video below:

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While the American Heart Association sought to “set the record straight” by citing four clinical trials that backed up their claim, what they didn’t mention is that they cherry-picked the data from old, poorly controlled studies that would be thrown out by any self-respecting scientist. ?

Vegetables oils are liquid poison. All of them, Canola, Corn, Cottonseed, Soy, Sunflower, Safflower.

They all promote inflammation starting in the gut and extending into the arteries, nervous system, and everywhere else in your body. They also block enzymes involved in breaking down fat for energy, and thus can contribute to weight gain—especially the most inflammatory type of weight gain—around the waist, called omental fat. Dr G Spiteller has been quietly publishing articles on the harms of exposure to refined PUFA (polyunsaturated fat) for over a decade. If you need any more convincing read his publications here:

If any of you want to dig a little deeper, here are some great resources:

Chapter 8 of Deep Nutrition By Cate Shanahan:

Chapter 5 of Eat Fat Get Thin By Mark Hyman, MD:

The Big Fat Surprise by Nina Teicholz:

Resource for understanding your cholesterol levels: Cholesterol Clarity by Jimmy Moore:


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