Organic Desiccated Coconut

Written by Josh Dodes
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While the myriad health benefits of coconut oil have finally become better understood by a health-conscious population, the critical distinctions between organic desiccated coconut oil produced unnaturally and oil that is produced more naturally have been largely ignored. These differences are substantial, and ought not be overlooked. After all, like so many organically healthful foods, unnatural processes can rob nutrient-rich products of the very nutrients customers are seeking out in buying it.

The process from coconut to coconut oil has two major steps. First, coconut milk must be extracted from fresh coconut meat. Once this process is complete, the coconut milk must have almost all of its water content separated away to produce consumable coconut oil.

The Problem with Some Organic Desiccated Coconut Oils

The problem with some organic desiccated coconut oil is that the drying process it depends upon requires subsequent refinement, bleaching, and deodorizing. These unnatural processes reduce the nutritional value of the oil substantially. With the positive health implications of the most potent desiccated coconut oil, there's simply no reason to settle for anything less than the best.

The best coconut oil is oil that is produced via the most natural methods. The result is an oil that is delicate in flavor and rich in nutrients. We encourage you to learn as much as you can about the importance of process in the manufacture of coconut oil.

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