Of course you can eat coconut oil raw. It's a food. And so it's safe to eat coconut oil straight from the jar. But the problem is, can you handle the oily mouthfeel by eating coconut oil raw directly? Secondly, are you okay with the... find out more ›
Quick answers to short questions on coconut oil.
Can coconut oil upset your stomach?
Coconut oil may upset your stomach for two reasons. One, when you drink it on an empty stomach. When nothing is there to slow the digestion of coconut oil, it quickly stimulates your intestinal muscles that triggers more... find out more ›
Can coconut oil cause gas and bloating?
Coconut oil itself does not cause intestinal gas and bloating. But when you consume it on an empty stomach, it can digest quickly and rev up the movement of your intestinal muscles. This causes the stool to move in your GI tract and release... find out more ›
Does coconut oil detox your body?
Coconut oil detoxifies your body both externally and internally. When you put coconut oil on your skin, it'll draw the hidden toxins up from beneath the skin to the surface. You'll probably notice an... find out more ›
Is coconut oil high in fiber?
Coconut has high dietary fiber content. But pure coconut oil does not have dietary fiber at all. This is because pure coconut oil composes entirely of triglycerides, which are dietary fats. You probably think that coconut oil is high in fiber (just like coconut) because it... find out more ›