Both Sides of the Coconut Oil Debate

A couple of months ago, the American Health Association released a report attacking the health benefits of coconut oil. As one of the leading suppliers of coconut products into the United States, we felt compelled to share our own thoughts on the matter, which you can read here. There have been points made on both sides, but one particularly well written piece by Kalee Brown over at Collective Evolution sums it up nicely. She argues that while the AHA makes some good points claims, there is a larger media driven disinformation campaign to attack coconut oil. She remarks that "coconut oil is clearly both healthy and unhealthy at times, which is why you should still limit your intake. However, this is true of all oils, because an extremely high fat diet doesn’t always serve your body in the best way possible. If you choose to consume coconut oil, try to make it cold-pressed and organic." Read the full article here

Frederic Zhang