12 Health Benefits of Coconut Oil
The copra oil or coconut oil is an ancient edible oil that is extracted from mature coconuts gathered from the coconut palm. This multipurpose oil is considered to be the cure for all illness by the Pacific Islanders and it comes in two processing methods: refined and unrefined. Refined coconut oil is taken from dried coconut meat and undergoes refining, bleaching, and deodorizing. Unrefined coconut oil, also called ‘virgin’ or ‘pure,’ is derived from fresh coconut meat instead of dried. Here are the 12 health benefits of coconut oil. See also the Power of Fish in Your Diet and the world’s Top 20 Superfoods.