8 Times You Should Never Use Coconut Oil
“Coconut oil cures everything—at least that’s the way it looks these days. Healthy chefs cook with it; beauty buffs rub it all over their skin; proponents preach protective powers against diseases like Alzheimer’s and diabetes.
But does coconut oil really deserve to bask in the limelight? Perhaps not: a recent New York Times survey found that while 72% of the American population seems to think coconut oil is healthy, only 37% of nutritionists agree. And as for the research on whether or not the oil can fend off disease? That’s iffy, too.”
I live in the Denver/Boulder area, the land of the crunchy hippies. And while I’m happy to adopt lots of the healthy habits they promote, one I haven’t gotten completely on board with is the use of coconut oil as a cure-all. Don’t get me wrong, it has plenty of wonderful uses, but there are some situations where you shouldn’t rely on it. Check out this post to find out what those situations are.