Cold Pressed is a great method to extract coconut oil while safeguarding its nutrients. The meat of the coconut is shredded and pressed to extract as much milk as possible. Then the milk is kept aside undisturbed for 24 hours, after which it separates into 3 layers: water, cream, and oil in between them. This oil is then removed, and since the oil is still milky, it is left to stand for 2 – 3 days, after which all the residual water evaporates. This process doesn’t use any chemicals or additives, which is why it is considered to be better than its counter process of refining.
Juka’s Organic provides cold pressed coconut oil to customer that is unprocessed, 100% natural, extra virgin, and organic. Every part of coconut oil will taste like you literally just blended the coconut and extracted the oil yourself. It is high in Medium Chain Triglyceride (MCT), Lauric & Caprylic Acids, which have immense health benefits.
Why Cold Pressed Coconut Oil is Essential for your diet?
Natural cold pressed coconut oil retains all its nutrients that refined coconut oil doesn’t. The cold pressed version has many health benefits. Here are a few reasons why you should include it in your diet:
- Friendly Fatty Acids:
Coconut oil has medium chain fatty acids that are extremely healthy fats. It helps in removing the fat that has build-up from the blood vessels and also keeps you full for a longer period of time, thus reducing your daily food intake. Also, the saturated fats from cold pressed coconut oil, instead of getting stored in our body immediately get converted into energy that can be used by the body. While refined coconut oil, which is processed in high temperatures, stores the fatty acids instead of converting them into energy immediately.
- Antioxidant Properties:
Refined coconut oil is made by subjecting the dried coconut to high temperatures and followed by chemical treatments with additives. Due to this, the antioxidant properties get degraded. In cold pressed process, all the processes are carried out at room temperature and there is no involvement of any chemicals. This is the reason why all the antioxidant properties of the coconut are kept intact. The antioxidant properties reduce the oxidation of cholesterol in the body, which reduces the risk of cardiovascular diseases.
Juka’s Organic has partnered up with small scale women farmers from the villages of Africa to bring you their hand-picked, organic coconut oil. If you want to buy extra virgin, cold pressed coconut oil, visit www.jukasorganic.com