Is coconut king?
Coconut fat hit the headlines recently, courtesy of getting a mention in an American Heart Association Advisory on dietary fats and heart disease.1
Authored by a group of distinguished nutrition and health experts, the report is an excellent analysis of the current confusion over fats and heart disease.
Coconut scored a special mention on the basis that 72% of the American public rate coconut ‘oil’ as a “healthy food”. Coconut fat (it’s not an oil) is also popular in Australia, with sales especially pushed by online marketers. GPs might find the report’s