Nov 12, 2022

Is coconut oil a seed oil?

Avoiding seed oils has become all the rage, is coconut oil a safe option for cooking and consumption?

No, coconut oil is not a seed oil

Coconut oil is not a seed oil, it is made from the meat of the coconut and is high in saturated fatty acids, and low in polyunsaturated fatty acids which comprise most seed oils.

Coconut oil has a smoke point of 350F making it a great option for low heat cooking, especially for vegans looking to avoid seed oils. Coconut oil is widely considered a healthy cooking oil.

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