Harvard Heart Letter

Cracking the coconut craze

Are oils and other products made from this tropical fruit a healthy choice? Recently, a Harvard Heart Letter reader emailed us a question about coconut oil, a solid white fat thatís been touted as a health food, specifically for the heart. Lately, more coconut-based products, including spreads and beverages, are showing up on grocery store shelves, along with jars of coconut oil. But this reader isnít buying it. ďI cannot imagine that…

To continue reading this article you must be registered.

Get Licensed Content to Harvard Health

If you are interested in licensing content from Harvard Health Publications, please contact us using our online form. Our licensing and business development professionals will help you leverage consumer health content from Harvard Medical School as a clear differentiator in helping achieve your business goals.

Contact Us

Customer Log In