Ninety years ago, an editorial in JAMA questioned the prevailing approach to obesity treatment: “When we read that ‘the fat woman has the remedy in her own hands—or rather between her own teeth’ . . . there is an implication that obesity is usually merely the result of unsatisfactory dietary bookkeeping. . . (more…)
It’s no wonder people love coconut oil. It’s a fat that gets you less fat. It tastes delicious in that saturated-fatty kind of way, but without the stigma of butter. It smells delicious. It makes for a pretty good stir-fry. Also, it evokes the beach, and the whole “wellness” lifestyle — in which coconut oil plays a prominent role — pairs well with beach Instagrams.