Garden of Life, Extra Virgin Coconut Oil, 16 fl oz (473 ml)
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- Living Foods
- 100% Organic
- Delicious Flavor
- No GMOs
- USDA Organic
- Certified Organic by QAI
Extra Virgin Coconut Oil is among the healthiest, most versatile dietary oils in the world. An excellent cooking oil with its natural coconut flavor and aroma, we think it is simply the best tasting, most aromatic coconut oil on the planet.
Extra Virgin Coconut Oil is a stable, healthy saturated fat that is naturally free from trans-fatty acids. It contains medium-chain fatty acids, such as lauric acid, which have a shorter chain length than most animal derived long-chain saturated fatty acids. Consumption of coconut oil at recommended levels, along with a healthy diet and lifestyle, helps maintain already healthy levels of cholesterol.
Unlike refined coconut oils, Extra Virgin Coconut Oil is not hydrogenated, bleached, refined or deodorized. It is produced using the same methods farmers have used for centuries. Meat from only the freshest, organically grown coconuts is shredded and cold-pressed to create coconut milk, and then fermented to extract the oil.
May safely consume between 1-4 tablespoons per day. Use in cooking, frying, baking or in smoothies. Can be used in place of other oils including butter.
100% organic expeller pressed Philippine coconut oil
Note: If stored below 76°F oil will solidify.
If exposed to temperatures above 76°F oil will liquify.
Does not require refrigeration.
|Serving Size 1 Tbsp (15 ml)|
|Serving Per Container: 32|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat||14 g||22%|
|Saturated Fat||13.5 g||68%|
|Trans Fat||0 g|
|Polyunsaturated Fat||0 g|
|Monounsaturated Fat||.5 g|
|Total Carbohydrates||1 g||0%|
|* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Not a significant source of calories from dietary fiber, sodium, vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium or iron.
Many companies do NOT use Bisphenol A-free plastic containers when store coconut oil and that pose a problem with leaching these kind of chemicals because they are fat soluble. 'Garden of Life' offers his virgin coconut oil in a glass container on acceptable price. The only problem is the weight of the item for international customers.
On Products-With-Reviews page, I have more reviews of other products I have bought and used. Cosmopolitan magazine recently quoted the Australian SUPERMODEL MIRANDA KERR (wife of actor Orlando Bloom) as saying that coconut oil was the key to her clear skin, lustrous hair and svelte figure. “I’ve been drinking it since I was 14 and it’s the one thing I can’t live without,” quotes Cosmo. “I will not go a day without coconut oil. I personally take four tablespoons per day, either on my salads, in my cooking or in my cups of green tea.” I use it for cooking and also apply it on hair and skin. Result? Delicious meal, shiny hair, smooth skin and weight loss.
Posted by 5620079069209082633 on May 26, 2016
It has the richest coconut smell among various coconut oils I've used. Good for adding in food. Rubbing a tiny amount on my hair is enough to moistturize and de-frizz.
Posted by 5501931942647722462 on Dec 20, 2015
그냥 먹는건 쉬운거 아니지만 맛있긴해요. 얼굴에 바르고 먹고 사용도가 좋네요.비타민 e 오일 섞어서 속눈썹 영양제로도 쓴다는데 효과있나 만들어봐야겠어요.일단 눈 부위에 발라도 눈에 오일클린징같이 막이 생기는 느낌없이 깔끔해요.
Posted by 5657399318915138640 on Nov 09, 2015
I loved this product, it has a wonderful smell of coconut. I use on skin, hair and food, is perfect .
Not much fragrance and extremely greasy
Posted by AdenFox on Aug 18, 2015
I have tried several brands of coconut oil. This is not as easy to digest and it has a very greasy texture. Not to mention it does not has a nice fragrance to it and it is impossible to use it for baking as it leaves grease everywhere when the cake was baked. My cake just does not rise when I bake with this. I am switching back to Nutiva. It's the best oil I had ever tasted and used.
Share the Best Spot with Artisana Coconut Oil
Posted by RubiesHealth on Jun 16, 2015
This product is as good as Artisana Cold-pressed Organic coconut oil. I buy whichever gives the better price during purchase. I have tried several brands from iHerb and many from my local organic stores. None can compare. I eat this raw on rice cakes or use it to cook Asian coconut rice - nasi lemak (1tsp of oil for 1cup of rice, add a pinch of salt and 2-3 screw-pine leaves, also known as pandan leaf). Coconut oil is very stable to heat and suitable for cake making and frying pancakes. Just avoid charring.