VIRGIN COCONUT OIL 430ml / 400g
Virgin Coconut Oil by NaturGreen offers a lot of benefits with regard to other types of vegetable oils.
On the one hand, it is made of almost 90% of saturated fats, but most of them are Medium Chain Fatty Acids - MCFA. From this fatty acids, approximately a 45% is lauric acid which is also found in breast milk, and which has benefits for the organism.
First, medium chain fatty acids are metabolized in a different way than long chain fatty acids do, which are the most common in our diet. More specifically, they go directly to the liver from the digestive tract, and they have the ability to be used as an immediate source of energy, which is why are so beneficial for sportspeople.
But these oils also help to accelerate our metabolism, and the latest research on the matter regard it as an ally to control obesity. It is also beneficial to balance the cholesterol in the blood and to stabilize the sugar levels in the blood. But, lauric acid also helps our organism to reinforce the immune system, and to protect us from the attack of viruses, bacteria, and fungus... This is why it is an important tool to prevent diseases.
The regular consumption of coconut oil is advisable for the organism, as long as it is of natural origin, without being hydrogenated. It is delicious spread on bread, or to dress salads or vegetables, bake classic sponge cakes or other bakery products.
|Amount per 100g|
|of which saturated||94.5g|
|of which sugars||0g|