* Grape Seed Oil used vs. standard MCT/Coconut Oil: Higher polyunsaturated fat (70% PUFA) Omega-6’s. Coconut Oil/MCT only contains 1.8% PUFA and 90% Saturated fat, which has been listed by The American Heart Association to increase LDL (bad) cholesterol and place you at high risk for heart disease. Omega-6 content in Grape Seed Oil contains high Linoleic Acid, which converts to gamma-linolenic acid (GLA). GLA lowers cholesterol, has high anti-inflammatory response. Grape Seed Oil contains Good Source of Vitamin E, important antioxidant, immune system boost, important for hair, skin, and nails.
The skin and pulp from grapes are commonly not recommended for dogs. However, grape seed extract is a highly valuable supplement for dogs, providing countless nutrients and antioxidants (Omega-6’s, Vitamin E, polyphenols, and flavonoids). Many holistic veterinarians encourage the use of grape seed extract.