Coconut oil, also known as Copra oil, is an edible oil that is extracted from the kernels of coconuts. Coconut oil has very high levels of fats, up to 99%, thus it is advised that consumption of coconut oil on a daily basis should be limited.
The fats that are present in this coconut oil gives a lot of health benefits. The energy present in virgin coconut oil helps in burning fats, thus in turn in helps you for weight loss. Since the oil itself also has a high amount of fats present, it is important that we combine this diet with regular exercise and a balanced diet.
You can use virgin coconut oil in your daily consumption. You can add it as a flavour enhancer in your daily morning tea or coffee. It is also known for making curries more lip-smacking. It is also used to bake pastries and cakes.
Thus, coconut oil has its own benefits and needs to be consumed in a more aware way.