What is Organic Virgin Coconut Oil?
Organic Virgin Coconut Oil has become very popular in sports nutrition with research emerging around its nutritional health benefits. This oil is perfect for cooking and is now even used in skin and hair care products due to its versatile nutrients.
Coconut oil is extracted from the kernel and has been found to be highly resistant to oxidation at high temperatures. Organic Virgin Coconut is made from only the very highest grade Sri-Lankan Coconuts, with nothing added or taken away to ensure that every last bit of goodness is locked in when we put it into our resealable tubs.
100% raw and organic makes this coconut oil popular in cooking over and above other alternatives such as sunflower oil, because of its healthy fat contents and noticeably high Medium Chain Triglycerides and lauric acids. This refined coconut oil is only made using the freshest of coconuts, giving it a lighter taste, and is also to be said to be richer in antioxidants. Take a look below and see what benefits this healthy cooking oil can give you.
Coconut Oil Benefits
The nutrition world is full of myths because of outdated research, However, thanks to advances in technology, research methodology and our understanding of nutritional science, saturated fat has since returned from the naughty step. Once considered to clog your arteries leading to coronary heart disease, updated evidence has removed its association with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. The word “saturated” refers to its chemical structure and gives it a great advantage for cooking. Stable under the very high temperatures, heat will not break Coconut Oil down easy preventing it from going rancid.
Tropical oils like coconut oil have a large abundance of medium chain triglycerides (MCTs). Aside from potent immune support benefits, MCTs are not stored easily and provide readily available energy. To really kick your day off why not try combining it with your eggs in the morning? Used by many athletes around the globe, there as some core ingredients, the nutritional value is undeniable, packed full of unique features that make coconut oil one of a kind.
Leaders of innovation in sports nutrition we always go the extra mile when trying to get the best out of every product that we bring to life, and so It's time to supercharge your nutrition and add this to your daily cooking routine, you may start to see the difference straight away. To give you greater peace of mind we will select only the best vitamins for you below and describe how they could help you.
- Polyunsaturated and Monounsaturated Fats - Replacing saturated fats with unsaturated fats in the diet contributes to the maintenance of normal blood cholesterol levels.
- MCT - Classed as fatty acids MCT’s are readily absorbed and used for energy preserving amino acid stores in your muscles.
- Vitamins A - Plays a role in the process of cell specialisation, and contributes to the normal function of the immune system and maintenance of normal vision and skin.
- Vitamin D - Contributes to normal blood calcium levels, the maintenance of normal bones. Normal muscle function, normal teeth and the immune system.
- Vitamin E - Contributes to the protection of cells from oxidative stress.
- Vitamin K - Contributes to normal blood clotting and the maintenance of normal bones.
What is in Organic Coconut Oil?
Unlike any other supermarket brands, here at THE PROTEIN WORKS™ we like to keep things O’natural, so we don't add anything or take anything away, keeping the coconut oil in its purest natural form. This means that the only thing that goes into our little tubs of joy is 100% Pure Organic Virgin Coconut Oil. You can add this to any recipe knowing that you're only consuming the best, as after all in order to be the best you must use the best, makes sense right?
What other uses are there for Coconut Oil?
Coconut Oil isn't just an alternative to cooking oil it can also be used in different ways. Coconut oil is widely used as a beauty treatment around the globe. There's no need to pay for expensive spa days when you literally have one in our pot. Simply smooth it into your hair before washing it out to leave your hair silky smooth as it nutritious from the root and provides your hair with all important minerals.
There's a reason why so many brands use it in their hair products, but why spend a fortune on watered-down versions when you have it in its purest form right here! Coconut Oil can also be used as a natural skin moisturiser, natural lip balm, natural throat lozenge, natural makeup remover, and a soothing shaving cream. TPW legend Ross Edgley even used it for relief for salt tongue when swimming around Britain!
The limits are really endless with this one, you can get as creative as you like. Why not show us why you can do with this amazing coconut oil, and share it with us on our social media pages.
26 June 2016
With TPW, you know you're going to reap the benefits of coconut oil (which includes fat loss in difficult areas, such as the stomach!) due to the fact that the oil is guaranteed to be pure. Give it a try, you won't be disappointed :)
08 February 2016
Tastes brilliant and can be used to cook your protein sources in (fish and meat)
05 December 2015
29 November 2015
18 November 2015
Whitens your teeth
Face mask (not for me obvs!)
Disclaimer: Customer reviews are independent and reflect customer's personal experiences. Individual results may vary. Products designed to be taken in conjunction with a balanced diet and training plan.
Use for baking, roasting, frying or flavouring. Why not try adding it to your protein shake or smoothie?
Q. When should I use TPW™ Organic Virgin Coconut Oil?
A. It depends on your lifestyle and goals, we recommend following the suggested serving guidelines.
Q. What are main reasons for using TPW™ Organic Virgin Coconut Oil?
A. It’s mainly used as a healthier alternative to cook with however more and more athletes are using TPW™ Organic Virgin Coconut Oil to add quality calories to their diets and shakes.
Q. Are there any specific health benefits associated with TPW™ Organic Virgin Coconut Oil?
A. Yes looking more at the health benefits of TPW™ Organic Virgin Coconut Oil it has a high concentration of lauric acid, a medium chain fatty acid, which in studies has been found to have antiviral and antifungal properties as well as being shown to help support healthy immune function.
Q. Is all Coconut Oil the same no matter what brand you use?
A. As with so many things in life, if you don't ask the right questions, you won't get the right answers! The quality of ingredient can vary significantly and therefore the potency will do too. In addition, just because a product may be called pure it doesn't mean that it necessarily is. We recommend you read the ingredients and nutritionals on the label to better understand exactly what you are buying. We can assure you that our products are 100% pure.
Q. Can I use TPW™ Organic Virgin Coconut Oil with other supplements?
A. Yes absolutely. TPW™ Organic Virgin Coconut Oil is processed within the body in a very different way to most other supplements and foods therefore it goes very well with pretty much any supplement. Whether Total Mass Matrix to bulk up or Thermopro to lower your body fat.