Pure Extra Virgin Coconut Oil (Organic) Overview
Coconut Oil has gained a lot of press lately because it contains high levels of a healthy type of fat called Medium Chain Triglycerides or MCTs. Nature's Way Pure Extra Virgin Coconut Oil is an organic, non-GMO, pure form of coconut oil. MCTs are different from other fats primarily because they are digested much more easily and more efficiently. This makes them an extremely efficient energy source, much more so than sugar. Also, MCTs don't add to fat cells or form artery hardening plaque as readily as other fats.
One important effect that may surprise you is that MCT fats can actually aid in weight loss. Replacing other fats with Coconut Oil is being study for its effects in weight loss. Pure Extra Virgin Coconut Oil is very versatile, and may be used for cooking, as well as an effective skin moisturizer or in hair care. Give your healthy diet and exercise program a healthy boost by adding Pure Extra Virgin Coconut Oil.
Pure Extra Virgin Coconut Oil (Organic) Description from Nature's Way
EfaGold Coconut Oil contains 62% MCTs - medium chained "good fats" the body uses to produce energy. As a dietary supplement, Coconut Oil is a good addition to physical activity, exercise and weight loss programs. Can be used for cooking, skin care, and hair care.
|Serving Size: 14 grams|
Servings Per Container: 32
|Ingredient||Amount||% Daily Value**|
|Calories from Fat||130|
|Total Fat||14 g||22|
|Saturated Fat||13 g||67|
|Polyunsaturated Fat||<0.5 g|
|Medium Chain Fatty Acids||9 g|
|Lauric Acid||7 g|
|Caprylic Acid||1 g|
|Capric Acid||994 mg|
| ** Percent Daily Value is based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.|
† Daily Value not established.
As a supplement, take 1 to 4 tablespoons daily. May be used as a spread or added to salad dressing & smoothies.