What is coconut oil? Coconut oil is natural substance obtained from fresh coconuts. Its versatile and can be used as a butter substitute, baking ingredient or as a high-heat cooking oil. Its also popular for skin/body/hair purposes. How does coconut oil support health?Approximately 60 percent of coconut oil is comprised of medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs), but, unlike other triglycerides (which mainly contain long chain fatty acids), MCTs may be beneficial to human health.* Why choose Vitacost Coconut Oil Extra Virgin?Made from certified organic coconutsCold pressed without heat or chemicalsNon-GMOPackaged in BPA-free jarSuperior quality at a great value! About VitacostVitacost nutritional products are manufactured to high standards of quality, efficacy and safety. Each Vitacost product meets or exceeds the standards and requirements set forth in the FDAs Code of Federal Regulation (21 CFR, 111) Current Good Manufacturing Practices (CGMP). *These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.