- Product Highlights
- Supports Weight Management along with exercise and calorie restriction
- Medium Chain Triglycerides (MCT's) are fats that are naturally found in coconut and palm kernel oil
- MCT's are metabolized very quickly in the liver and are reported to encourage an increase in energy expenditure, while decreasing fat storage
- MCT's are more easily and rapidly digested than other types of fats, as they require lower amounts of enzymes and bile acids for intestinal absorption
SKU 790011160403 Quantity 32 oz Oil (908 g) Serving Size 1 Tablespoon Servings Per Container 65 Dietary Needs Vegan, Vegetarian Warnings For maximum freshness, best kept refrigerated after opening. Ingredients …for product label information including a complete list of ingredients, click all product images above. Other Ingredients 100% Unrefined Expeller Pressed, Organic, Extra Virgin Coconut Oil.Contains: Tree nuts (coconut).No wheat, no gluten, no soybeans, no dairy, no egg, no fish/shellfish, no peanuts.Certified Organic by QAI.PRODUCT OF THE PHILIPPINES
- Product Details
Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil
Great Source of Healthy MCTs
100% Unrefined and Expeller Pressed
Solvent Free Processing
Great For Cooking & Baking
Jarrow FORMULAS® Extra Virgin Organic Coconut Oil is from the fresh flesh of the coconut palm fruit, (Cocus nucifera) is unrefined and expeller-pressed in a controlled, indoor environment. This specific process does not utilize any solvents and preserves the volatile compounds responsible for imparting the rich, familiar flavor of coconuts. Coconut oil is a source of medium chain triglycerides (MCTs), such as lauric acid (C-12) and caprylic acid (C-8).
Coconut oil is stable even during long periods of storage. Because its melting point is 75-76° F, coconut oil can be used in both liquid or solid forms for cooking and baking.
Coconut oil is a member of the family of tropical oils, which also include palm, palm kernel, cocoa, and shea nut oils. These oils have been used for centuries in the traditional diets of people living in tropical regions such as the Polynesian islands. Because these populations experience less of the diseases, such as heart disease, that are common in Western countries, some people believe that tropical oils such as coconut oil, especially in their natural state, can be part of a healthful diet.1 2 Currently, these oils are used in Western countries in small amounts, primarily in the production of processed foods.
How much is usually taken?
The traditional diets of Pacific Islanders contains several grams per day or more of lauric acid from coconut products, which would require at least one tablespoon per day of coconut oil. Research has not established a recommended intake for coconut oil.
Coconut oil can also be used topically, as in the treatment of head lice.
Jarrow Formulas' goal is to promote optimal health with high quality, effective, affordable and "cutting edge" formulations, which are based on sound scientific research data. The company's professional staff is actively involved in clinical studies and in working with researchers from universities, institutes and other academic environments around the world. Jarrow Formulas strives to provide the best service and technical support to its customers.
Certified Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil Brand: Jarrow Formulas5 stars, based on 1 review(s).Rating:Price: $22.79 - In stock
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Jarrow Formulas Certified Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil, 32 oz Oil Reviews Showing 1 out of 1 reviews for Jarrow Formulas Certified Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil, 32 oz Oil
Certified Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil review posted by donna g on 11/12/13
My favorite coconut oil after trying many.
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