As appealing as 'filler oils' sounds...
Coconut oil is pretty much a health and wellness unicorn. You can bake with it! It works in savory dishes and stir fries! It doubles as a moisturizer!
Which brings up a few questions...Are some tubs of coconut oil better than others? How do I know I'm getting the best stuff? And does it really matter, anyway?
“Like most any food, the quality of a coconut oil impacts its potential health benefits,” says dietitian Sonya Angelone, RD, a spokeswoman for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Here, Angelone and other dietitians break down how to find the best-of-the-best coconut oil—and 10 quality options to try.