About Coconut Oil
About Coconut Oil : Reviews
About coconut oil, according to the electronic dictionary, coconut oil is a pale yellow oil until colorless, or white semi-solid fat is obtained from the coconut meat. According to the Wikipedia dictionary illustrates that coconut oil is a fat consisting of 90% saturated fat in extract from coconuts. Coconut oil is processed without hydrogenation called pure coconut oil (Virgin Coconut Oil) or VCO. Virgin coconut oil ( VCO ) is 7% of total Philippine’s exports. Now let us discuss about coconut oil
More about coconut oil
Coconut oil have many contain of lauric acid, medium chain fatty acids. Virgin coconut oil melts at a temperature of 200 250 C. Coconut oil is the oil of the most stable of all vegetable oils, and has a moderate boiling point such as butter (250 C). Coconut oil contains short-chain fatty acids to medium about 57%, is capric acid (C8) and lauric acid (C12). Several leading scientists express Medium Chain Fatty Acid (MCFA). Coconut oil contains about 50% lauric acid. Lauric acid has other functions, which is converted into mono Laurin in the human body. Mono is a monoglyceride Laurin anti-viral, anti-bacterial, and anti-protozoa used by the human immune system to destroy viruses and animal fats jacketed, like HIV, herpes, cytomegalovirus, influenza, various pathogenic bacteria and protozoa.
Another thing about coconut oil
Coconut oil also contains about 6% – 7% capric acid which also serves as an immune substance when it is converted into monokaprin in the human body. Mono kaprin is shown to have anti-viral effects against HIV and herpes simplex and antibacterial against clamydia and other bacteria are infected through unprotected sex. (Reuters, London, 29 June 1999). Garcia stated in his article that is not true when vegetable that does not contain cholesterol. Recent research has found that cholesterol is also present in vegetable oils. Media INFORM Vol.13, December 2002 published by the American Oil Chemists Society suggested that vegetable oils also contain cholesterol, even in small quantities. And there is also said that coconut oil contains the least amount of cholesterol in small (5-4 parts per million) compared to palm kernel oil, sunflower seed, palm, soybean, cottonseed, grape seed and corn. That’s short review about coconut oil.