Nutiva, Organic Coconut Oil, Virgin, 15 fl oz (444 ml)
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1.18 lbs (0.54 kg)
- Product Code: NUT-20001
- UPC Code: 692752200014
- Package Quantity: 15 fl oz (444 ml)
- Dimensions: 5.4 x 3.3 x 3.3 in, 1 lbs (0.45 kg)
- Important Note:
iHerb inventory is extremely fresh, as we buy this product directly from Nutiva, a local company.
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- Nurture Vitality
- Organic Superfood
- 100% Less Cholesterol Than Butter
- USDA Organic
- Non GMO Project Verified
- 0 g Trans Fat
- Non-BPA Container
- No Hexane
- 62% MCTs
- Certified Organic by QAI and Ecocert ICO
Coconut is one of the world's most nourishing foods. This creamy taste of the tropics is great for sautéing and baking, enhancing your favorite recipes, and body care.
Cold-pressed and unrefined. Savor the rich aroma and enticing light taste. A pinch of salt reduces the coconut flavor in savory recipes.
Contains 62% medium chain triglycerides (MCTs) along with lauric and caprylic acids.
Organic: Made without pesticides, GMOs, or hexane.
Versatile: Ideal as a medium heat cooking oil (up to 350ºF) and is "better than butter" on bread, vegetables or popcorn. A nutritious substitute in baking, and great for skin care, hair care and massage.
Organic, unrefined, cold-pressed virgin coconut oil
Bottled in a facility that packs peanut oil.
Storage: No refrigeration required; solid at room temperature and melts at 76°F.
Note: Any brown specks present are natural to coconut.
|Serving Size: 1 Tbsp (15 ml)|
|Servings Per Container: About 30|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value*|
|Calories from Fat||130|
|Total Fat||14 g||22%|
|Saturated Fat||13 g||65%|
|Trans Fat||0 g|
|Polyunsaturated Fat||<0.5 g|
|Monounsaturated Fat||<1 g|
|Total Carbohydrate||0 g||0%|
|Not a significant source of dietary fiber, sugar, vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium or iron.|
|*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000-calorie diet.|
iHerb Customer Reviews
This stuff tastes delicious!! My husband made yummy balls of candy with this that tasted like mounds/bounty! What a wonderful frozen snack! (Mix equal parts of this oil with dried coconut flakes. Add a few drops of stevia and mix well. Roll up into balls and freeze. Then Dip into melted chocolate and refreeze. Yummy!!)
In addition to being organic, extra-virgin, cold-pressed, unrefined, unbleached, non-deodorized, non-GMO, non-hydrogenated, non-BPA, hexane and BPA free, and kosher, this coconut oil is really delicious and packed with health benefits and can be used both internally and externally. Rich in medium chain triglycerides, coconut oil is different from other saturated fats: much of its saturated fat comes from lauric acid, which improves HDL ("good cholesterol") to HDL ("bad cholesterol") ratio and creates a more favorable blood cholesterol profile by increasing high-density lipoprotein ("good cholesterol") levels. Lauric acid is converted to monolaurin, which is otherwise found only in breast milk, has strong antibacterial and antiviral properties and is useful in the prevention and treatment of various infections and diseases. This ancient oil also aids digestion and the absorption of vitamins, minerals and amino acids, helps control blood sugar levels and keep them stable by improving insulin secretion, improves thyroid function, stimulates metabolism, triggers the release of the cholecystokinin hormone slowing down food movement through the digestive tract and keeping you full longer, thus contributing to weight loss, boosts immunity and energy levels. Coconut oil can also be used externally and does wonders for dry, dehydrated, sensitive and damaged skin. It deeply moisturizes and nourishes the skin, improves its elasticity, making its soft, smooth, and supple, prevents dryness and dehydration, evens out the skin tone, improves the complexion, calms itching, reduces irritation and inflammation, facilitates the healing of small wounds, cuts, burns, bug bites, warts, fungal infections, fights acne, blemishes, rashes, eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis, prevents and reduces stretch marks and scars, relieves pain caused by sunburn and peeling skin, heals sore and chapped lips, smoothes out fine lines and wrinkles, restores luster to dull and lifeless hair, acts as a natural sunscreen and is a great all-natural make-up remover. I've been using this coconut oil both internally and externally and the results speak for themselves: I feel better, more energetic and resilient, my acid reflux and heartburn are gone, my complexion has improved, my skin tone has evened out, some acne scars and stretch marks have faded, my skin is softer, smoother and has a healthy glow. Definitely one of my favorite products.