Health Benefits Of Coconut Oil

Author: Carla Fiscina
March 27, 2012

What Is Coconut Oil?

what is coconut oilCoconut oil is a common natural product and edible oil extracted by wet or dry processing from flashy parts or kernel of cocoa palm fruits (Cocos nucifera). It is known as one of the most stable fats with numerous therapeutic powers which has been used and studied for quite a long period of time. Coconut oil has a variety of applications in industry, can be used as a natural remedy for many health conditions (i.e. many experts point on amazing effects of coconut oil for skin care), and also it can be used in our kitchens for frying. Nowadays, there is a certain controversy in scientific circles regarding this natural product, caused mainly by a high content of saturated fats in coconut oil. Read the rest of this entry »