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American Heart Association Renders Itself Obsolete With 1960s Dietary Advice on Coconut Oil

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  • According to the latest advisory from the American Heart Association (AHA), saturated fats such as butter and coconut oil should be avoided to cut your risk of heart disease
  • Replacing saturated fats with polyunsaturated fats such as margarine and vegetable oil might cut heart disease risk by as much as 30 percent, about the same as statins, the AHA claims
  • The AHA bases its outmoded conclusions on four studies dating back to the 1960s — studies shown to have problematic performance biases

By Dr. Mercola

For well over half a century, a majority of health care officials and media have warned that saturated fats are bad for your health and lead to obesity, high cholesterol and heart disease. The American Heart Association (AHA) began encouraging Americans to limit dietary fat in general and saturated fats in particular as far back as 1961.


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