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BOISE, ID, December 08, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Organic virgin coconut oil - possibly the healthiest, most versatile, unprocessed dietary oil available, is the key ingredient in MELT Organic's Perfect Blend of healthy oils. Each serving of MELT Organic is an excellent source of Medium Chain Fatty Acids (MCFAs) - the "good fats" - that our bodies burn as energy instead of storing as fat. MCFAs are readily utilized by the liver, which leads to greater energy expenditure and enhancement of thermogenesis. While MCFAs occur naturally in butter, milk, yogurt and cheese, the highest levels are found in virgin coconut oil and palm fruit oil.
Virgin coconut oil is a stable, healthy saturated fat that does not elevate undesirable (LDL) cholesterol and contains absolutely no trans fats or cholesterol. Virgin coconut oil is also nature's most abundant source of lauric acid, shown to support the healing of digestive disorders, support overall immune functions, and help fight bacterial, viral, and fungal infections. The MCFAs in virgin coconut oil have been shown to boost metabolism, promote healthy weight, increase thyroid activity, strengthen the heart, and protect the liver from the toxic effect of drugs and alcohol. MCFAs are vital for absorbing nutrients like Omega 3s and Vitamins E, A, D, and K.
MELT Organic Chief Science Officer, Cygnia Rapp, states "Because virgin coconut oil has a similar melt point to butter, MELT Organic healthy butter improvement is also ideal for baking and cooking, making it an easy and delicious way to incorporate healthful MCFAs into your daily diet."
Famed cardiothoracic surgeon, Dr. Oz, an ardent proponent of virgin coconut oil's health benefits, not only recommends consuming one to two tablespoons daily(1) but also recommends MELT Organic as a healthy butter alternative(2).
MELT is now available in more than 5,000 stores in North America. Rich & Creamy MELT Organic, Honey MELT Organic and Chocolate MELT Organic are sold in 13-ounce packages, with 80 calories and 9g of fat per serving. Visit MELT Organic for tips and recipes for baking healthy treats with MELT Organic Spreads.
About MELT Organic
Say Goodbye to Butter, Say Hello to MELT! MELT Organic is a line of luscious, all-natural spreads for butter lovers seeking a healthier alternative. Available in original, honey and new chocolate flavors, MELT Organic is made from the perfect blend of the healthiest fruit- and plant-based organic oils: virgin coconut, flaxseed, hi-oleic sunflower, palm fruit, and canola. MELT Organic spreads sizzle, drizzle, saute, and bake just like butter, but with half the saturated fat and fewer calories. Each variety is certified organic, kosher and made with non-GMO, eco-social and fair trade ingredients, while also trans-fat free, gluten free, dairy or lactose free, and soy free. Only MELT uses Virgin Coconut Oil that is certified Fair for Life Fair Trade and Rainforest Alliance certified Palm Fruit Oil. The entire MELT Organic line is the first in North America to be Non-GMO Project Verified. The line is also the first to be sold in innovative square packages for easy storage and sustainability . . . It's Hip to Be Square! For more information and recipes, visit http://www.MELTorganic.com, http://www.facebook.com/MELTorganic or http://www.twitter.com/MELTorganic.
About Prosperity Organic Foods, Inc.
Based in Boise, Idaho, Prosperity Organic Foods, Inc., the parent company of MELT Organic, provides great tasting products of superior quality through innovative uses of healthy fats and oils that allow consumers to eat better, feel better and live better. Rich & Creamy MELT Organic, which launched in 2011, is the company's debut product. MELT, At Last, Good Fat!, Say Goodbye to Butter!, Butter 2.0, and Weight Smart are registered trademarks of Prosperity Organic Foods, Inc. All rights reserved.
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