Virgin coconut oil (VCO) has long been known for its antiviral, antibacterial, antifungal, and antimicrobial properties. But if VCO is so powerful, does it harm beneficial bacteria as well? Thankfully, no! Let's look at the scientific evidence and understand how MCFAs support beneficial bacteria in the gut.
Prebiotics and probiotics are food compounds that help support your pet's digestive and immune health. But what's the difference between these beneficial compounds, and what role do they play in the body? Let's find out.
Coconut oils differ in the type of coconuts used and the method of oil extraction. There are multiple grades of coconut oil – just like olive oil. That's why it's important to choose the right grade of coconut oil according to your needs.
There are two types of edible coconut oil available in the commercial market: refined coconut oil and virgin coconut oil (unrefined). To understand their differences, let's explore how they're made.
2020 is almost over! This year has been challenging for everyone, and we can't thank you enough for your continued support as a valued member of the CocoTherapy family. We hope you enjoy the holiday season and all the best for 2021!
When the liver is not functioning properly your dog can become ill. The good news is that liver disease can often be treated and managed. Learn about the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of liver disease in dogs and how virgin coconut oil can help support a healthy liver.
There are many Thanksgiving foods that are safe for pets to eat. Learn about 6 Thanksgiving foods that you can share with your pets and some tasty pet-friendly recipes for you to make at home.
You might have heard that coconut oil is bad for pets as it's primarily made of saturated fats. But the truth is that saturated fats are commonly misunderstood. Let's dive into the science and learn why dogs and cats were designed by nature to thrive on diets rich in saturated fats.
Did you know that fiber-rich foods like CocoTherapy Coconut Chips produce short-chain fatty acids (SCFAs) which feed beneficial gut bacteria? Learn what dietary fiber is, how it helps support digestive disorders, and why coconut makes an excellent source of fiber in your pet's diet.