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The Highest Quality Coconut Oil Brands for Cooking and Baking

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!

Thanks to its versatility (and maybe the recent popularity of the keto diet), coconut oil is literally everywhere, with tons and tons of brands now selling the stuff.

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.