We all know that coconut oil is extremely beneficial, healthy, versatile and natural remedy for many issues. However, only a few people know that not all coconut oil is created equal. Refined and virgin are the two main types of coconut oil.
Today we will present you 5 extremely effective things you should know about coconut oil!
How Is It Made?
From cooking and baking to body care, this oil has MANY USES. Based on your personal preferences, both refined and virgin oil can be used interchangeably.
Refined coconut oil is definitely ideal for sautéing, baking and stir-frying because it has a smoke point of 400 degrees.
Both of these oils are excellent, it depends from your preferences.
Both of them contain 50% lauric acid and 63% medium chain triglycerides.
These are the characteristics you should look for when buying coconut oil:
- Check that it’s steam-refined
- It has not been refined using chemicals
- Confirmation that refined coconut oil
- Never bleached or deodorized
- Produced without hexane
- Cold pressed
- Confirmation that it is really virgin coconut oil
- Verified non-GMO
- Certified organic
I always wash my teeth and take off my makeup with coconut oil.
What is YOUR most creative use of this oil?
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