For years, coconut oil has had a bad name, lumped in with unhealthy saturated fats. People steered away from it and other high-fat foods. The problem with throwing coconut oil in the same category as butter, margarine, and shortening is this oil is far healthier than it appears.
What most overlook is that, as humans, we need the sun. It keeps us alive, and healthy. Vitamin D is crucial to human health; helping to regulate the immune system and the neuromuscular system, while also playing a major role in the life cycle of human cells.
If you use coconut products but have no idea where they come from, you need to watch our documentary which follows a group of Filipino coconut farmers as they struggle to survive a way of life exoloited by industrial agriculture and crippled by disasters like Typhoon Haiyan.