- Coconut oil is predominantly made up of medium-chain triglycerides.
- MCTs enable the body to metabolize fat efficiently.
- Good for the immune system.
Omega Nutrition’s Certified Organic Coconut Oil is one of nature’s most beneficial, nutritious and easily digestible culinary oils. Coconut Oil is ideal to use as a cooking oil because it can take high heat without losing its healthy properties. Most importantly this non-hydrogenated naturally saturated oil does not contain trans-fatty acids. Use 25% less fat when making your next pie crust! A mild, light, subtle flavor makes this an excellent butter substitute. Coconut Oil is converted into energy rather than stored as fat. Dieters, athletes and people who have trouble digesting fat find that Coconut Oil can be more easily digested than other oils. Best of all, Omega Nutrition Certified Organic Coconut Oil is a significant plant source of lauric acid. A form of lauric acid is found naturally in human milk and helps to keep infants from being infected by viruses and bacteria. This means that it contains bacterial and anti-viral properties that help the immune system.