It’s tough to figure out what’s good for you and what isn’t these days.
Study after study contradicts each other. So what’s the latest? It's time to re-think your opinion of coconut oil. Despite what you may have heard, it's not healthy. The American Heart Association recently released a report stating that coconut oil increases bad cholesterol. It also contains more saturated fat than butter, beef fat or pork lard.
The American Heart Association says it advises against consuming coconut oil because it increases the chance of cardiovascular disease.
Source: USA Today