The EatingWell Test Kitchen Answers Your Healthy Cooking Questions
Is Coconut Oil Healthy?
Reader Question: Is coconut oil healthy for cooking? I heard there are some health benefits, but I can hardly imagine using it with the amount of saturated fat it contains.
Test Kitchen Answer: Here at EatingWell, we still advocate cooking and baking with olive oil or canola oil. To learn more about why we are not cooking with coconut oil, read this article and this blog by two of our nutrition editors.