Spoiler alert: No.

Recently, the American Heart Association (AHA) opened an attack on coconut oil.

The basis of AHA’s criticism is the claim that “randomized controlled trials that lowered intake of dietary saturated fat and replaced it with polyunsaturated vegetable oil reduced cardiovascular disease by around 30 percent,” as stated in the advisory’s abstract.

But this message from the AHA is not only false, it is dangerous

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