VCO Consumption and Use

Consumption and Use

1. Is it safe to eat coconut oil directly?

Coconut Oil is a food it's not a medicine, coconut oil is extracted from fresh coconut milk from fresh coconuts. Coconut oil is the  same as eating Gata or coconut milk. If you are allergic to coconut milk or gata, please consult your dietitian or physician  for expert medical opinion

2. What is the recommended intake of virgin coconut oil?

It is recommended to take 2 to 3 tablespoons after a meal. 

For children or adults, who are not comfortable eating pure oil start with 1 teaspoon or 1 tablespoon after meals. When comfortable increase to 2-3 tablespoons.

If a child or adult has any allergy or pre-existing condition please consult your physician.

3. Is Virgin Coconut oil good for cooking and frying?

Yes, it will give a slight coconut aroma to the dish.

4. Can I make cookies and cakes with coconut oil instead of butter or oil?

Yes, coconut oil is great as a fat replacer for baking, cooking, etc. Use a 1:1 ratio – for every 1 teaspoon of butter, use 1 teaspoon of coconut oil. For 1 tablespoon of butter, use 1 tablespoon of oil.