This isn't the first time in recent years that experts have attempted to set the record straight.
In her talk, Michels dispels the myth that coconut oil is healthy by explaining that the oil poses a greater risk to heart health than lard, as it contains high levels of saturated fatty acids - a type of acid which can clog arteries.
S.H. Park, Salas co-lead rain-soaked Indy Women
The 2014 Kingsmill Champion wasn't kidding, as she picked up her second runner-up finish of the year last week in Indianapolis. Brandt Snedeker's won the PGA event in North Carolina, 11 years after he claimed the same event for his first victory on tour.
The speech was called Coconut Oil and other Nutritional Errors.
"There has been speculation that some of the saturated fat present in coconut oil may be better for us than other saturated fats, but so far there is not enough good-quality research to provide us with a definitive answer".
Coconut oil is 82 percent saturated fat, and this word of warning caused people all over the country to swear off their coconut oil smoothies and stir-fries.
While this makes coconut oil controversial in the sense of is it healthy or not-health experts say the bottom line is coconut oil is still a saturated fat.
Nazi concentration camp guard Jakiw Palik, 95, deported back to Germany
A soldier broke the butt of his rifle, which meant he was required to file a report so the German SS would issue him a new one. Protesters have regularly gathered outside of Palij's house and the push for his deportation has garnered bipartisan support.
Michels' comments are not new as the American Heart Association came down on coconut oil in 2017, claiming it was just as high as saturated fats found in butter, beef fat and palm oil.
According to Michels, it is worse than lard and yet a lot of people believe coconut oil to be healthy - with many seeing it as one of the healthiest oils out there. If you do plan on using it in your cooking, make sure you approach coconut oil with strict moderation (as you should other saturated fats) because we know sometimes the bad stuff just tastes so good. "For someone eating 2,000 calories a day, that's about 11 to 13 grams of saturated fat". At this portion, any benefits could easily be negated by the adverse effects of ingesting so much saturated fat. "I've never done one study on coconut oil".
While the AHA did not say that coconut is one of the world's worst foods, Michels did.
In fact, she said, "Coconut oil is pure poison", according to a translation by Business Insider. That study actually injected rats with a synthetic chemical resembling the capric acid found in coconut oil. "There is to date no strong scientific evidence to support health benefits from eating coconut oil".
Trump praises Manafort during jury deliberations
Manafort's attorneys didn't call witnesses in his defense, claiming the prosecution had failed to meet its burden of proof. Manafort's defence countered that he wasn't culpable because he left the particulars of his finances to others.
In contrast, there are many studies showing that unsaturated fat, especially olive oil, may lower the risk of cardiovascular disease.