The Controversial Coconut

Bethany Tracy
Coconuts. This nifty bowling ball of a fruit is used as a cooking oil, on toast, in coffeee, and even on skin! With so many seemingly great options for coconut use, why does it get a bad name from skeptics? Let's Break It Down: CON #1: They are high in saturated fats. This is true! However, they aren't the same kinds of saturated fats that you'd find in cheese for instance. These fats are metabolized differently by the body. They go straight on through to the liver, where they are used as a

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