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Coconut Oil, Extra Virgin Centrifuge Extracted, 1

by Wilderness Family Naturals

This Virgin Coconut Oil is extracted from fresh, wet-milled coconut milk. It retains a coconut flavor and aroma. This oil is clear and colorless in the liquid state and an immaculate white when solid. No chemicals or heat are used in any stage of the process.

While many people may be avoiding coconut oil and other tropical oils because of warnings about saturated fat, they may not have heard that recent scientific evidence separates natural, unrefined saturated oils from hydrogenated trans fatty acids. Long term epidemiological studies on communities who derive large portions of their calories from saturated fat from coconuts and coconut oils show no evidence of an increase in heart disease or any unfavorable cholesterol balance. These populations enjoy much lower rates of cardiovascular disease than we do in the United States, even though they consume large amounts of saturated fat and medium chain triglycerides from coconut oil. However, they consume little to no trans fatty acids from hydrogenated oils.