The Current Coconut Oil Controversy

The Current Coconut Oil Controversy

The American Heart Association is in the news, causing controversy over coconut oil in their recently released study on dietary fats and heart disease. The media backlash has been so big it’s been dubbed “Coconut Gate.” For more than 10 years, coconut oil has been heralded as a superfood and Continue reading

FDA Attacks Bad Fats

FDA Attacks Bad Fats

In 2006, research emerged indicating trans fats could be bad for our health. The FDA is confronting the issue again, and bad fats are under fire Recently, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a statement that tentatively declared partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs), our primary dietary source of trans fats, Continue reading