Is coconut oil bad for me?

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Coconut oil may be worse for people than even butter, and there's no evidence it deserves its healthy reputation, says the American Heart Association (AHA). Citing the high concentration of saturated fat, the AHA reported that people should limit their consumption of coconut oil, and instead replace it with plant oils low in saturated fats.

Ask your patient how much coconut oil they typically eat in a day or week, or how frequently they go through jars of the stuff. Suggest that, as wit...