Coconut Oil

200 softgel capsules 1000mg

60% medium chain fatty acids

certified organic virgin

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Coconut Oil
Certified Organic by USDA National Organic Program. Coconut Oil contains medium chain fatty acids: Lauric Acid, Caprylic Acid and Capric Acid. Medium chain fatty acids help support the immune system, cognitive function and energy levels. Prolife Coconut Oil is a convenient supplement for those who wish to boost their energy.
Ingredients: Organic Virgin Coconut Oil 1000mg. Providing: - Lauric Acid 420mg* - Caprylic Acid 110mg* - Capric Acid 65mg*. * These amounts may vary slightly for each batch. This product contains encapsulating aids.
Suggested Use: Adults – Take 1-3 capsules daily with food, or as professionally recommended.
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Cautions: Care should be taken by people who may have allergies to tree nuts. Seek professional health advice if pregnant, lactating, suffering from a medical condition or taking medication before supplementing.

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Nutritional information contained here is based on research literature and published knowledge on nutrition. Any nutritional suggestions should not be taken as medical advice.