Matthew Lederman, MD is a board-certified, Internal Medicine physician specializing in nutrition and lifestyle medicine. Along with his wife and partner, Alona Pulde, MD, he coauthored, Keep It Simple, Keep It Whole: Your Guide to Optimum Health, and The Forks Over Knives Plan: How to Transition to the Life-Saving, Whole-Food, Plant-Based Diet. He joined Whole Foods Market in 2010 to help oversee various health and wellness projects.

Is Coconut Oil Healthy or Hazardous?
Is Coconut Oil Healthy or Hazardous?

I’m not quite sure why people think there is something magically healthy about coconut oil. I think it is because it tastes good, and therefore the misinformation is easier to swallow. For several years now, coconut oil has been marketed as the new wonder oil, a cure-all with health benefits ranging from antimicrobial properties (such … Continued

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