What Experts Say

The information we share with our customers relies on research carried out by respected academics in the field. We want to ensure our customers receive impartial and fact-based information about coconuts.

Dr. Fabian Dayrit  is one of the experts we have approached to get a better understanding and knowledge of coconut oil.  He has published several academic researches on coconut oil, which have cited in many academic publications including Journal of the American Oil Chemists’ Society.  See below for his recent articles.

How the Wrong Science Is Making People Sick: The Truth About Saturated Fat, Animal Fat and Coconut Oil

Coconut Oil: Bringing History, Common Sense and Science Together 

A Half-Truth is Not the Whole Truth: The AHA Position on Saturated Fat

Dr. Fabian M. Dayrit is the Chairman of Scientific Advisory Committee of the Asian and Pacific Coconut Community (APCC), an intergovernmental agency of 18 coconut producing countries which was established by UN ESCAP.

He is also a Professor of Chemistry at Ateneo de Manila University, and President of the Integrated Chemists of the Philippines. He completed B.S. Chemistry at the Ateneo de Manila University (cum laude). Then he finished his M.A. and Ph.D at Princeton University in the U.S. back in 1978 and 1981, respectively.

Dr. Dayrit is not involved in the commercial aspect Coco Junction nor related to any commercial business related to the sale of coconut oil.