Is Fractionated Coconut Oil Edible?

Not all fractionated coconut oils are made equal. Some fractionated coconut oils are meant for skin care. Some are created for consumption, and these edible fractionated coconut oils can also be used for skin care.

If you're looking for one that is edible, the name of the fractionated coconut oil would be either MCT oil or liquid coconut oil. The type that is labeled 'fractionated coconut oil' is usually the type that you cannot eat since it is not FDA approved. It is solely for skin care purpose.

MCT oil is made specially for medical use (mainly in the treatment for malabsorption) or for athletes who want to improve their performance through reducing body fat and enhancing endurance level. Liquid coconut oil is created for people who prefer to ... Continue reading "Is Fractionated Coconut Oil Edible?"