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Ask a Physician: Is Coconut Oil Healthy?

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I love when I learn something new – especially when it dispels something I’ve always held as the truth. That’s what caught my eye about a recent blog entry written by K.H. Sheikh, MD, MBA. As a practicing physician, he held the strong belief coconut oil wasn’t good for the heart. But it wasn’t until a debate with his own daughter, who is a fitness and health expert, that Dr. Sheikh did his own research and started to change his professional opinion. “Coconut oil is indeed more than 90% saturated fat, containing about 12 grams per tablespoon. Compare this to […]

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