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Coconut Oil Isn't A Superfood — And Other 'Healthy Food' Lies

By Connor Hickox | July 7, 2016

What does it mean for a food to be "healthy"? It depends who you ask.

As a result of evolving nutrition research on "healthful fats," the Food and Drug Administration is re-evaluating its definition of "healthy" food.

The New York Times teamed up with polling firm Morning Consult to ask hundreds of nutritionists whether they thought certain food items were "healthy."

They posed those same questions to everyday people like you and me.

Needless to say, results varied.

We compared the responses for a few food items that may surprise you.









Check out the full report at The New York Times for more surprising health ratings and what may be causing the differences in opinion.