21 things I discovered studying nutrition this year

Another year done and dusted. This is what I took away from my second year of studying nutrition.

  1. Nutrition is definitely a science. I had to learn some of this – every dot is a chemical name and every line in the name of an enzyme.biochem
  2. Most nutrition students prefer the straight science subjects (biochemistry or physiology) as opposed to the nutrition subjects .

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Is Coconut Oil Healthy?

Coconut oil – the classic super food, miracle food and health food. Coconut oil claims to be responsible for many health benefits, but is it worth all the hype and attention?

The Health Claims

Coconut oil is promoted as a source of healthy saturated fat. It’s said to control weight gain, curb sugar cravings, manage type 2 diabetes and is a better cooking oil. That’s a lot of responsibility for coconut oil! Continue reading…