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dee 06-03-2012 06:50 PM

Uh oh Virgin or Extra Virgin coconut oil??
 
I thought I had been using extra virgin coconut oil all this time!! Turns out it is Nutiva virgin. Should I be using extra virgin oil? Will virgin be more likely to cause me to stall or why do people use extra virgin?

CarolynF 06-03-2012 08:09 PM

It doesn't matter which coconut oil you use..:)

dee 06-04-2012 09:38 PM

Well thank goodness! I don't really understand the difference between the two anyway...even after googling it. Doesn't sound like there really is much of a difference....more of a marketing gimmick to upcharge. As long as I'm doing this right....
Thanks Carolyn!

ravenrose 06-05-2012 06:10 PM

extra virgin is a term that means something for olive oil, but not for anything else, to my knowledge. it is applied to olive oil pressed a certain way with a minimal acid level.

I don't think there is such a thing as extra virgin coconut oil. that would just be something people printed on a label to make it seem better, I guess.

kylady 06-25-2012 08:05 PM

I believe that refined or unrefined is more important in regards to coconut oil.


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