MorgenlandVirgin Coconut Oil - organic
Coconut oil, sweet and very fragrant, is widely used in exotic cuisine and also generates a lot of interest for its health virtues because its fatty acids, saturated a long time considered suspicious while saturated not only are harmless for the heart but moreover have proven beneficial for health in general. The advantage of Morgenland Virgin Cocos Oil is its exquisite aroma of fresh coconut, long conservation without going rancid and thanks to the cold pressing, preservation if lots of the nutrients of fresh coconut. It is particularly suitable for food and preparations where the typical aroma of coconut primes. It is called an oil, but exists in a solid consistency below approximately 25°C and as an oil above.
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The coconuts for this Morgenland Virgin Coconut oil are grown in Sri Lanka. They are are harvested ripe, crushed and dried at maximum 50 ° C. By subsequent cold pressing of that crushed pulp this delicious oil is extracted. Their maximum drying temperature however does not allow the "raw quality" label.
N.B. When coconuts do not undergo high temperatures but are only dried under 50°C before being pressed without any further elevation of temperature, the extraction method is considered as "cold pressure"
Nutrional values per 100g
- energy: 3690kJ / 898kcal
- fat: 99,6g of which saturates: 94,3g
- carbohydrates: 0,01g of which sugars: 0,01g
- protein: 0,1g
- salt: 0g
The post "28 Science-Backed Health Benefits of Coconut Oil" written by Helen Nichols will give you enough to think about.
Another source of great ideas on how to use coconut oil is Balance me beautiful post "The Ultimate Guide to Scientifically-Backed Coconut Oil Uses".
Jen's post "7 Health Benefits of Coconut Oil According to Science (and 4 Delicious Recipes)" is also worth looking at.
Recommendations for use
The coconut oil is not liquid under 25 ° C, to liquefy it warm it in a bain-marie.
Precautions for use
- Virgin coconut oil can withstand high temperatures but should not smoke (around 190 ° C).
- Store at room temperature and away from light.
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