Coconut oil, or copra oil, is an edible oil extracted from the kernel or meat of matured coconuts harvested from the coconut palm. It is high in saturated fat and slow to oxidize.
Last week, most of our lab used coconut oil with cocoa powder to make dark chocolate. But if you aren’t a baker, will coconut oil still serve a purpose?
Well, you should. Research has finally uncovered the secrets coconuts and coconut oil, namely healthy fats called medium-chain fatty acids (MCFAs), these unique fats include:
- Caprylic acid
- Lauric acid
- Capric acid
Coconut Oil Benefits:
Improves Memory and Brain Function
Improves Digestion, Reduces Stomach Ulcers & Ulcerative Colitis
Building Muscle and Losing Body Fat