Coconut Oil “As Unhealthy As Butter”
Mary Easaw John, Chief Dietitian at Institut Jantung Negara
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There was a wave of panic after the American Heart Association said, in an updated advice, that coconut oil is as unhealthy as beef dripping and butter. Where is the data to support this? And what damage has it caused to the reputation of everyone's favourite health product? Institut Jantung Negara Chief Dietitian Mary Easaw joins us to talk about the fat and oil in our diet.
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