Coconut butter, coconut oil and a ketogenic diet all support a love of fat for energy and health.
We're used to seeing it in desserts, body lotion and face lotion but awareness of coconut butter is increasing due to its lovable taste and texture. The nutritional profile is comparable to coconut oil, but instead of being all fat, it has fiber, protein potassium, magnesium and iron.
Like coconut oil, you're also getting the much talked about medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs), which research suggests have many health benefits. These fatty acids have been linked to better thinking ability and memory, weight loss, emotional balance, gut balance, better nutrient absorption and digestion, and heart health. Lauric acid, an MCT, is also touted for it's antimicrobial properties.Read More