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On Thursday,  June 17, 2017, the American Heart Association issued this: “Advisory: Replacing saturated fat with healthier fat could lower cardiovascular risks” and stories referencing it have been popping up all over the internet. As I sip my bulletproof coffee and ponder the why of it all, I started assembling some of the articles both pre- and post advisory that may be relevant.

Mark Sisson — Coconut Oil Is Going to Kill Us All (or Maybe Not…)

Gary Taubes — VEGETABLE OILS, (FRANCIS) BACON, BING CROSBY, AND THE AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION

Whole 30 — Our Official Position on Coconutgate 2017

The Drs. Wolfson — Is Coconut Oil Deadly?

Mind Body Green – The AHA Just Declared Coconut Oil is Unhealthy. Here’s Why Functional Medicine Doctors Disagree

British Journal of Sports Medicine — Saturated fat does not clog the arteries: coronary heart disease is a chronic inflammatory condition, the risk of which can be effectively reduced from healthy lifestyle interventions

Ellen Davis — American Heart Association: Trustworthy?

I think I’ll have another cup of coffee.