Benefits of Medium Chain Fatty Acids of Cold Pressed Coconut Oil

Cold Pressed, Extra Virgin Coconut Oil -16 FL OZ

Consuming strong varieties of healthy fats in the diet is generally beneficial for the body. Yet there are some truly notable benefits to medium chain fatty acids (MCFAs) that are worth mentioning. As Juka’s Organic makes its coconut oil through the cold press method, without the involvement of heat or preservatives, it retains most of its healthy fats including MCFAs. Fats made up of MCFAs are more easily digested than most of their counterparts. In fact, they are immediately digested when they reach the small intestine, where they are used as a source of fuel. So, as MCFAs provide the body with quick and easy energy with little effort from the digestive and hormonal systems, it yields many therapeutic effects in the body, such as:

  • Increase in Metabolism:

The energy pathway of medium chain fatty acids is very efficient and s used to enhance endurance and athletic performance. Researchers have discovered that a single meal containing medium chain fatty acids increases metabolism for up to 24 hours.

  • Enhances Digestion:

Because cold pressed coconut oil is so gentle on digestive and enzymatic systems, it also helps in the absorption of other nutrients like magnesium, calcium, fat-soluble vitamins (A, D, E, and K), some B vitamins, and amino acids. Studies have shown that when cold pressed coconut oil is added to the diet, it marked improvement in vitamin B deficiencies and calcium absorption.

  • Heals and Repairs Skin:

People have been constantly reporting the benefits of applying coconut oil to the skin. When applied topically, the MCFAs present in the coconut oil are absorbed into cells and converted into energy, promoting the repair of blemishes and irritation.

  • It Acts as an Antimicrobial:

Lauric acid is one of the specific MCFAs present in cold pressed coconut oil. It is a powerful substance that has a strong antimicrobial effect. When lauric acid is absorbed into the body, it is broken into many free fatty acids and monoglycerides. These monoglycerides have the ability to pervade certain lipid-encased pathogens, causing them to disintegrate and die off. This is why coconut oil has been found to be an effective treatment for infections caused by certain bacteria, viruses, parasites, and fungi.

Buy the Best Quality Cold Pressed Coconut Oil:

The cold pressed coconut oil provided by Juka’s Organic is fresh, ethically harvested, and sold in glass jars to preserve the goodness this oil has to offer. It has zero preservatives, no GMO, and is unrefined to maintain its authenticity. We have women farmer partners from the villages of Africa who use traditional methods to bring you the best cold pressed coconut oil there is. To buy, please follow this link:

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