‘Superfood’, the word that makes products fly off the shelves. But do we really know how healthy these foods are? Many of the claims such as promoting weight loss are made arbitrarily with little science to back them up. Yet, everyone is looking for the perfect diet food. A professor of epidemiology at Harvard, Karin Michels, has recently stirred the pot in the health community with her opinions about coconut oil, calling it ‘pure poison’ during a presentation there. Read the full article at Ricochet Science
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