Coconut Butter Spread, 14oz, Wildly Organic
Pureed Coconut with 65% Coconut Oil!
Our raw, organic coconut butter spread is a rich coconut butter made by grinding dehydrated coconuts and is 65% coconut oil! The spread tastes delicious off the spoon and is great in smoothies, refrigerated bars, fillings, etc.
Here are some of the benefits of coconut meat:
Nutrient-dense: Coconut meat is packed with essential nutrients, including dietary fiber, protein, healthy fats, vitamins (such as vitamin C, E, B vitamins), and minerals (such as potassium, manganese, copper, and iron). These nutrients are important for overall health and well-being.
Healthy fats: Coconut meat contains healthy fats, primarily in the form of medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs). MCTs are easily digestible and quickly metabolized by the body, providing a readily available source of energy. They are also believed to support weight management and improve satiety.
Dietary fiber: Coconut meat is a good source of dietary fiber, which is beneficial for digestion and gut health. Fiber helps promote regular bowel movements, prevents constipation, and supports a healthy gut microbiome.
Antioxidant properties: Coconut meat contains antioxidants, such as phenolic compounds, which help protect the body against oxidative stress caused by free radicals. Antioxidants play a role in reducing inflammation and preventing cellular damage, potentially lowering the risk of chronic diseases.
Here are some of the claimed benefits of coconut oil:
Healthy source of fats: Coconut oil is rich in saturated fats, primarily medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs). These fats are easily metabolized by the body and can provide a quick source of energy. MCTs are also less likely to be stored as body fat compared to long-chain fatty acids.
Heart health: While coconut oil is high in saturated fats, which were traditionally believed to be detrimental to heart health, the specific type of saturated fats found in coconut oil (MCTs) may have a different effect. Some studies suggest that MCTs can increase levels of good cholesterol (HDL cholesterol) and may improve overall cholesterol profile. However, more research is needed to fully understand the impact on heart health.