Introduction to VCO, CCO and FCO

Introduction to  VCO, CCO and FCO “Virgin” in this context simply means that the coconut oil is produced without the use of the dried, inedible coconut meat (copra). Instead, the oil

Explanation of Commonly Used Terms

Explanation of Commonly Used Terms Coconut oils extracted from coconuts that are pesticide free are known as organic. It is important to note that there are no GMO versions of coconuts,

History of Coconut Oil

History of Coconut Oil Coconut oil has been around a long, long time. Nobody really knows who first came up with the bright idea to extract oil from coconut meat, but

Saturated Fats and Cholesterol

Saturated Fats and Cholesterol A saturated fat, by definition, is a type of fat in which all the fatty acids have a single hydrogen bond. An unsaturated fat has at least one

Saturated Fats and Cholesterol (2nd Part)

Saturated Fats and Cholesterol (2nd Part) The Diet-Heart Hypothesis Myth This flawed theory (explained in the previous article) is a 60-year-old myth. A lie told often enough appears as the truth, and

Medium-Chain Fatty Acids (MCFAs)

Medium-Chain Fatty Acids (MCFAs) The term MCFA may look complicated but it’s quite simple to understand. Fatty acids have a ‘tail’ of carbon atoms and the more carbon atoms a fatty acid

How VCO is Made

How VCO is Made There is no disputing that VCO is beneficial to us. This oil should be used unrefined as refining removes essential elements such as antioxidants that protect the

Benefits of VCO (Part 1)

Benefits of VCO VCO has been referred to as a super food — and rightly so. VCO helps to: Fight Infections 40-50% of VCO is lauric acid — effective in fighting many

Benefits of VCO (Part 2)

Benefits of VCO (Part 2) VCO has been referred to as a super food — and rightly so. VCO helps to: Fight Infections 40-50% of VCO is lauric acid — effective

Uses of VCO

Uses of VCO Beauty and Health Uses VCO is an effective natural skin moisturiser. VCO can be used to reduce wrinkles and premature aging. VCO can be used as a

VCO Researchers

VCO Researchers Over the decades, there have been numerous researchers and studies on VCO. Some of these studies were previously ignored but they are now coming to light again. Here are