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Differences in Palm Oils

IS PALM OIL GOOD FOR YOU? So much of the debate over palm oil centres around whether it’s good for the environment that it’s easy to overlook another important question: is palm oil good for you? The nutritional profile of palm oil is quite similar to other cooking oils. One tablespoon contains about 120 calories and 14 […]

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Coconut Oil Raises Risk Factors for Heart Disease

Coconut oil raises cholesterol levels, according to a meta-analysis published online in Circulation.  Researchers examined 16 publications that assessed the effects of coconut oil consumption on blood lipids and heart disease risk factors.  Consumption of coconut oil significantly raised total, LDL, and HDL cholesterol levels when compared to consumption of nontropical vegetable oils.  Results also showed […]