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American Heart Association terms Coconut Oil as unhealthy as butter or beef fats

American Heart Association terms Coconut Oil as unhealthy as butter or beef fats

Advising against the use of coconut oil, the American Heart Association (AHA) has cautioned that it is as unhealthy as butter and beef dripping.

The Dietary Fats & Cardiovascular Disease advisory of the AHA made a review of existing data on saturated fat, which revealed that use of coconut oil increase level of LDL or "bad" cholesterol in the blood.

The researchers found that use of coconut oil increased "bad" cholesterol in participants in 7 out of 7 controlled trials.

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Too much sitting even if you exercise daily is bad for your heart health

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