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Coconut oil: latest food trend offering health claims

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Coconut oil is returning to the kitchen, thanks to a boost from those in the nutrition business who have taken a fresh look at the numbers.

Those numbers, according to an article in Today’s Dietitian by Aglaee Jacob, show the fat in coconut oil might raise “good” HDL cholesterol and lower “bad” LDL cholesterol while also burning body fat rather than storing it.

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