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How Healthful (or Not) is Coconut Oil?

Is coconut oil a healthy alternative to vegetable oils such as canola oil?

No. Coconut oil has been marketed as a heart-healthy oil and has grown in popularity in recent years. However, two large analyses published in 2020 provided evidence that coconut oil raises LDL (“bad”) cholester...

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