The Annals of Cardiology No.21 | Coconut Oil and Flying Fruit
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Moringa. Tiger nuts. Blue green algae. Do you scan the health news for the latest superfood? If you’re like me, some products make a brief kitchen appearance, but only a few linger. A quick forage in the back of my fridge reveals half-consumed bags of chia seed, quinoa, and goji berries. Most of these superfoods enjoy their 15 minutes of fame and then – yep – to the back. However, one product that doesn’t seem to be going anywhere is coconut oil, at least judging by how many brands you can find on grocery store shelves. But is it really that good for you?
To answer this question, it helps to understand something about fats and cholesterol. And, lucky you, I devised a quiz. Don’t run away. Let’s give this a try.
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