Saturday, April 09, 2011

Coconut Oil Charms

Coconut oil "has recently become the darling of the natural-foods world. Annual sales growth at Whole Foods 'has been in the high double digits for the last five years,' said Errol Schweizer, the chain’s global senior grocery coordinator. 

It turns out that most of the 1990's studies used partially-hydrogenated coconut oil.  While coconut oil is saturated, nutritionists are rethinking whether saturated fats clog arteries, as was previously thought. 

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