Frequently Asked Questions

Consumption

My coconut oil melted! Can I still use it?

Yup! Coconut oil is still safe to use even if it’s melted, as long as it’s still within shelf life.

How much coconut oil should I eat in a day?

Coconut oil is a saturated fat, and current recommendations limit saturated fat intake to no more than 22 grams or 200 calories of saturated fats (including but not limited to coconut oil) for a person consuming a 2,000 calorie/day diet.

How can I use coconut oil?

How can you NOT use coconut oil!? It’s great for cooking, baking, and tons of other uses. Check out our “Ways to Use” section for some inspiration.

Is coconut oil good for dogs?

Hey, we get it-- if it’s good for you, it ought to be good enough for your best friend! But, we’re not puppy experts, and you should always check with a vet!

When is it best to drink Vita Coco Infused?

Whenever you need a moment to replenish and soothe. That sounds like a cop-out answer, but we promise it’s not. It’s because that moment is different for everyone. For some, it might be best in the morning before work to help them ease into a Monday. Or the night before to settle the Sunday Scaries. For others, it’s great for unwinding after work and settling in for a Netflix binge.

What is the proper amount of MCT Oil to consume?

The recommended dose is 1-2 teaspoons a day to get started, and then to slowly increase usage as you feel needed.