Nutritional Benefits Virgin Coconut Oil

BANABAN Extra Virgin Coconut Oil®

BANABAN ORGANIC Extra Virgin Coconut Oil®

Fiji Virgin Coconut Oil

 

Coconut oil has been called "the healthiest dietary oil on earth". 

 

If you're not using coconut oil for your daily cooking and body care means you're missing out on one of

nature's most amazing health products.

 

Available in 125ml, 250ml, 350ml, 500ml, 1 litre, 2 litres, 4litres, 20litres

 

 

- Suggested Uses for Virgin Coconut Oil -

 

 

Nutritional benefits of virgin coconut oil

 

Typical Analysis - Fatty Acids

Lauric Acid

50.0%

Myristic Acid

19.9%

Palmitic Acid

 9.8%

Caprylic Acid

 6.8%

Oleic Acid

 6.4%

Capric Acid

 6.0%

Stearic Acid

 3.4%

Linoleic Acid

 1.3%

Caproic Acid

 0.4%

                                                                             

                                                                             

  

   Virgin Coconut Oil

Is extracted from fresh organically grown Fiji coconuts with the least amount of processing so that the natural vitamin E, antioxidants and fresh coconut "essence" are retained.  

 

Nutritional Benefits

Easy digestibility and absorbable

Contains Vitamin E

Composed mainly of short and medium chain fatty acids which have desirable qualities and functions

Does not contain cholesterol 

Reduced fat accumulation in body

Easily oxidized and therefore a preferred energy source

Requires no transport system to absorb, digest and metabolize 

Very low content of Omega 6 fatty acid 

Helps maintain healthy ratio of Omega 6 to Omega 3 fatty acids  when consumed as a part of diet 

Rich content of lauric acid, the source of disease fighting fatty acid derivative monolaurin

Contains 6-8 per cent monounsaturated oleic acid

Inhibitory effect against certain chemical carcinogens

Superior antigenotoxic activity 

 

Studies undertaken by the Biochemistry Department, University of Kerala showed that coconut oil:

  • Does not elevate blood total cholesterol 
  • Increases blood HDL cholesterol 
  • Consumed along with coconut kernel lowers blood cholesterol
  • Does not elevate LDL cholesterol or LDL cholesterol/HDL cholesterol ratio
  • Decreases serum triglycerides 

 

Note: If stored below 65 degrees (F) 18 degrees (C) oil will begin to solidify. If exposed to temperatures above 65 degrees (F)  18 degree (C) for any length of time, oil will liquefy.

 

 BANABAN VIRGIN COCONUT OIL DOES NOT REQUIRE REFRIGERATION