Detailed Product Description
Virgin Coconut Oil (VCO), is alos called "White Coconut Oil". It is extracted from freshly shredded and first -pressed coconut meat of choice and matured coconuts. It was termed Virgin because it is pure as in white, it does not undergo any hydro-generation or any heating process, it is unrefined, it is unbleached and has not under gone any deodorizing process. Unlike other coconut oil that are extracted through heat, VCO does not posses that latik order, but fresh aroma of coconut oil.
VCO is the most healthy and versatile of all vegetable oils. It is composed primarily of medium chain faty acids (MCFA) or Triglycerides.MCFA are quikely digested and its transformed immediately by the body as energy. This also means that VCO dies not produce fat and cholesterol. Saturated fats found in VCO are actually good and promotes health.
VCO has anti-microbial properties. Its high Lauric acid content makes it a natural anti-bacterial, antiviral and anti-fungal substance. It is alos found to be very stable so it does not oxidize easily. As a result, Vitamins A,C and E, which strengthen the body's immune system are not depleted. Vitamin E in the oil also helps make the hair and skin smooth. Lauric asic (fat called monolaurin, when ingested), which is found in VCO, is only available naturally from mother's milk, nature's perfect food. This medium chain fatty acids helps improve in the nuterient absorption and digestion functions of the body. They also help in regulating blood sugar level and more importantly, protect the body from harmful micro-organisms.