What is Coconut oil?
Coconut oil is a highly nutritious edible oil derived from the kernel or ‘meat’ of mature coconuts harvested from the coconut palm (Cocos nucifera L.).
How Coconut Oil Outshines Other Oils?
High Percentage of Medium-Chain Triglycerides (MCTs)
Some studies have shown that MCTs help in calorie burning, which is crucial for weight management.
Beneficial Fatty Acids
The fatty acids found in MCTs are called medium-chain fatty acids (MCFAs). MCFAs are unique because they enter bloodstream faster and easily metabolized by the liver and converted to ketones.
Keeps the Brain Healthy
Ketones are an important energy source in the brain, and may be beneficial to people developing or already developed memory impairment, such as Alzheimer’s disease.