This is a product review about NOW Foods Virgin Coconut Oil Softgels available on TripleClicks. Coconut oil, also known as copra oil, is extracted from the meat or kernel of mature coconuts.
NOW Foods Virgin Coconut Oil Softgels Product Review
Coconut oil, or copra oil, is an edible oil extracted from the kernel or meat of mature coconuts. Coconut is a versatile plant that can be used in a lot of different ways. Besides food, it has been used in Ayurvedic herbalism for thousands of years.
Nowadays it is used in hair care, beauty products, shampoos, lip balm, to treat dandruff and so on. There are lots of websites talking about coconut oil benefits.
Coconut is high in saturated fat, it lasts for up to six months without spoiling and it is slow to oxidize. Coconut oil has been a traditional staple food of the people of the Pacific Islands, Asia and Africa.
NOW Foods Virgin Coconut Oil Softgels Product Description:
NOW Foods Virgin Coconut Oil Softgels are made using unrefined cold-pressed coconut oil, no solvents has been used in the manufacturing process.
This is a certified organic product. Store the product in a cool, dry place. Please note that this product may begin to solidify at temperatures below 78 degrees F (about 26 degrees C).
Coconut oil is a natural source of medium chain MCTs (triglycerides), such as C-8 (caprylic acid) and C-12 (lauric acid). Coconut oil contains no trans-fats, it is a very healthy oil. Fatty acids are stored in the body as fat, but this is not the case with MCTs.
This product does not contain preservatives, shellfish, sugar, yeast, starch, gluten, wheat, corn, milk, soy or eggs.
The container contains 40 servings. 1,000 mg, 120 softgels. Serving size: 3 softgels.
- Calories: 30 (per serving)
- Calories from fat: 25 (per serving)
- Total fat: 3 g (5 % of daily value)
- Saturated fat: 2.5 g (13 % of daily value)
- Trans fat: 0 g
- Polyunsaturated fat: 45 mg
- Monounsaturated fat: 175 mg
- Protein: 0.7 g (1 % of daily value)
- Organic virgin coconut oil: 3,000 mg
The softgel capsules are made of water, glycerin and gelatin.
This product has received a lot of positive testimonials and reviews from satisfied customers. You can read all the reviews here.
Each serving of 3 softgels typically provides these naturally occurring fatty acids:
- Linoleic Acids: 44 mg
- Oleic Acid: 177 mg
- Capric Acids: 177 mg
- Myristic Acids: 529 mg
- Caprylic Acid: 221 mg
- Lauric Acid: 1.43 g
NOW Foods Virgin Coconut Oil Softgels are a dietary supplement. Take 3 softgels 2 times per day with meals.
Virgin Coconut Oil Capsules FAQ:
Q: Where to buy virgin coconut oil capsules?
A: I recommend buying them online. You will get them for a cheaper price compared to buying them offline. More information
Q: Do I need extra virgin coconut oil?
A: It is a dietary supplement that contains a lot of important vitamins and minerals. There are many health benefits.
Q: Do virgin coconut oil clog pores?
A: No. When you take it in capsule form, it is just a dietary supplement.
Q: How can I get virgin coconut oil?
A: The best way (and cheapest) is to buy them online. Big online retailers have a great selection of products for affordable prices.