difference between refined and unrefined coconut oil

Not All Coconut Oils are Created Equal

When it comes to coconut oils, you really do want quality over quantity. Deciphering the label can be the first step in choosing the highest quality coconut oil, which in turn will have the highest amount of health benefits. Here are the three main things you need to look for on the label of your coconut oil. Unrefined This is key, which is why it’s first. Having an UNrefined coconut oil means it has not been heated or bleached in the extraction process. Why is that important? Often times, when coconut oil is refined it can be hydrogenated or caused […]

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Refined vs. Unrefined: Which Coconut Oil is Better?

Just take a walk through your local health food store and you’ll find many different labels and brands coconut oil. But which one do you choose? Looking at each jar, you’ll see refined and unrefined coconut oil – and you’ll ask yourself what is the difference and does it matter which one you select? The answer is, YES! Let’s take a look at the difference: Refined Coconut Oil –   Goes through a high heat to deodorize the coconut oil to remove its odor and flavor –   Some of the natural health benefits found in raw coconut oil are […]

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