I dont understand a few studies im coming across that condemn coconut oil
We pretty much all by now know of its benefits, but theres still quite a few studies on the net about it being really bad for arterial health
All i can think is that they used hydrogenated coco oil in the studies?
I'm currently eating lots of the oil, sometimes just by the spoonfull out the tub, and i swear i can feel how good the stuff is for me, but still im wondering is there a limit to how much i can eat?
asked byRobert_13 (777)
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on February 28, 2013
at 11:54 AM
First, you should link to these studies that you read, otherwise there is no real discussion to be had here.
Most claims that coconut oil is bad for arterial health come from the played out "SFA is bad for your arterties" train of thought.
Hydrogenated coconut oil is possible, but unlikely -- why hydrogenate something that is at most something like 7% non-SFA? Refined coconut oil, however, I would cast a critical eye on.
Stop eating it out of the tub, if you're afraid you're eating too much of it! This isn't rocket science! Use it for cooking, and lick the spoon clean if you want to indulge. If you try hard enough, you can overeat any food in such a way that it interferes with whatever goals you may have.