One of the Heathiest Fats: Coconut Oil!

Lisa StoryConscious Eating

Back in the 1950’s the coconut and its oil was incorrectly identified as an artery-clogging fat by a researcher in Minnesota.  Rats fed fully hydrogenated coconut oil experienced a dramatic rise in cholesterol levels. The notion that coconut oil is bad for our health began. Years later, Harvard scientists proved that it wasn’t the coconut oil that caused the rise in cholesterol, but the fact that the oil itself had been hydrogenated. Any hydrogenated oil is less than ideal for our health and causes a rise in LDL (bad) cholesterol.    Coconut oil is one of the oldest food plants on earth that’s known for nourishing the body, increasing strength, and promoting beautiful hair and skin.  Most interestingly, it decreases the … KEEP READING…