This article was posted by a friend of mine who likes to go against the grain. I’m actually sorry to see that he used the smiley face after his comment because I’m sure he doesn’t mean it. He just doesn’t want to offend any sheeple.
Before you start saying, “why should I trust this article over one that says it’s good?” I have to point out that I don’t care about coconut oil. My point is strictly that most people in our age have no idea what they’re talking about. This coconut oil article relates to doctor’s smoking cigarettes in the 50’s. People in that age didn’t know that smoking cigarettes lead to lung cancer. This could easily be the case that using coconut oil could lead to instant death.
“Some background info: Coconut oil is 92% saturated fat. Yes, that kind of fat—the kind that the USDA and the American Heart Association say to limit because it can raise your levels of LDL, or “bad” cholesterol, and therefore, up your risk of heart disease and stroke. But despite its nutritional makeup, coconut oil has been touted online as good for your health. Why?