Coconut is all the craze these days. I found this article that I think covers what makes coconut oil so different. I have started cooking with it and it has changed my life. As you know, ‘heart healthy’ olive oil has long been front and center. But now the healthy fat spotlight is on coconut oil, which is considered one of the healthiest oils on earth.
So what makes coconut oil so healthy? As it turns out, coconut oil contains the highest concentration of a particular fatty acid known for its health benefits. To read about some of the healthy properties of this special fatty acid, go here:
When cooking, what oil do you usually reach for? Vegetable oils, which for many years have been promoted as healthy, truly aren’t meant for cooking. And in fact, due to high heat extraction, most vegetable oils are damaged before you even buy them! On the other hand, coconut oil is highly stable for cooking. Read more here: