One of my closest friends, who, for years, has listened to me talk about what foods are healthy and what foods are not,
recently asked me if coconut
oil could help you lose weight
. Several readers have also asked me and the other EatingWell editors about the health
benefits of coconut oil (which is laden with saturated fat) and now—when so many of us are trying to lose weight—is the
perfect time to answer the question.
Joyce Hendley, one of our contributing editors, sifted through the facts—and the fiction—in EatingWell’s February issue to
reveal whether or not coconut oil could help you lose weight