At Food To Live, we believe in bringing you the best that Mother Nature has to offer. This is why our raw coconut oil comes from the first pressing of fresh, organic coconut. The closest thing to squeezing a coconut yourself. Coconut oil provides real health benefits as part of a balanced diet. Only unrefined, cold-pressed coconut oil retains all of the enzymes, acids, and short and medium-chain fatty acids that are guaranteed to bring you maximum health benefits. Processed at temperatures that never exceed 120 F, cold-pressed oils retain all of their healthy nutrients. It’s perfect as skin and hair care, as well as for cooking. Oil extracted from fresh coconut, without bleaching or heating, is unrefined – the purest and least processed form. Our Organic Coconut oil is USDA-certified organic, grown non-GMO without using pesticides. Therefore, you get a quality coconut oil with a subtle, nutty flavor and scent, as close to the original coconut as possible. It retains all the oxidative stability of the natural oil, giving it a shelf life of over one year.Health Benefits of Organic Coconut Oil
Saturated fats quickly convert into ketone bodies, which leave you feeling fuller and more satisfied. They are one of the leading energy sources for the heart and brain and carry out essential cell signaling functions throughout the body. Today, many commercial products use dandruff lotions, acne treatments, cosmetics, conditioners, shampoos, and even soaps. Look at the ingredients list of any of the products in your bathroom, you’ll recognize lauric acid in its neutralized form. Organic coconut oil is excellent for treating frizzy hair. It hydrates the dry scalp, treats dandruff and other conditions by improving scalp health.The Best Way to Use Pure Coconut Oil
Some people like to take a tablespoon raw in the morning or add it to a dietary supplement to smoothies and milkshakes. It’s an excellent source of nutrient-rich calories for vegans too. Cooking with an extra virgin coconut oil, whether you’re making desserts or savory foods, is secure and safe. The very high smoking point makes it perfect for frying and baking, and it’s also an excellent substitute for shortening, lard, butter, margarine, and dairy. A good quality, raw, unrefined coconut oil can also be used topically. Add it to an existing moisturizer or lotion, make your shampoo cleansing bars and conditioners, or use it directly as a deep penetrating scalp and hair treatment. You’ll find it’s useful for treating and soothing skin conditions like dandruff, dermatitis, diaper rash, eczema, and psoriasis. It can also treat acne breakouts and lessen the appearance of scars, stretch marks, and wrinkles. Coconut oil is safe in moderation as a dietary supplement for pets. Remember, coconut oil is high in saturated fat and also high in calories. It’s essential to get your fats from a variety of saturated and unsaturated sources.