In the nutrition and health world, coconut oil has been revered as the holiest of all oils. From cooking to skincare, it felt as if there was nothing that coconut oil couldn’t be used for. However, now it seems that the consensus is out and coconut oil isn’t as healthy as all the bloggers and experts would have you believe!
What’s going on with our beloved coconut oil and is it as healthy as we all think it is?
16. The Coconut Oil Fan Club
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For years, coconut oil has had a very dedicated and devoted fan club of cooks, beauty gurus, and nutritionists that all vouched for it. Coconut oil was the miracle oil that could make your eyelashes grow, whiten your teeth, and slow down the aging process when consumed in daily meals.
But, how true was all of this information?