Coconut Oil Vs Olive Oil: What Is Better And Healthier?

Healthy DietBy Onlymyhealth editorial teamJul 14, 2020

The oil you use for cooking affects your health. Nowadays, Coconut Oil has become very popular. Olive oil is already top-rated among health and fitness enthusiasts. So if we talk about these two, which one is more good for your health? Speaking in terms of health impacts, do you know that it is better to cook with olive oil? If compared with a tablespoon of olive oil, a tablespoon of coconut oil contains about 6 times the saturated fat, nearly meeting the daily limit of about thirteen grams that the American Heart Association recommends. Do you know that high saturated fat intake has been tied to “bad,” cholesterol or increased levels of LDL which boosts the risk of heart disease? Furthermore, olive oil contains beneficial monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats (a central component of the heart-healthy Mediterranean diet).

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