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If only everything in life was as simple as it’s sometimes made out to be hey?

That’s what I thought when I saw numerous column inches devoted to super-model Miranda Kerr’s swear-by beauty secret.

The Aussie says she takes coconut oil every day. And as a result of parting with that little nugget of information, sales of this stuff have shot through the roof.

Now you’ve got to wonder who falls for this.

Is anyone really daft enough to believe that stocking up on coconut oil will transform your average woman into a svelte leggy stunner?

Clearly the sales figure don’t lie. But in truth, Kerr was born that way and if you weren’t, nothing’s going to help you get there – especially not a humble pot of oil.