FOUR FAST SUPERFOOD FACTS
Superfood: Coconut Oil
Coconut oil might be the most versatile health food in the world. It is one of the few foods that can be classified as a "superfood."
Its unique combination of fatty acids can have positive effects on fat loss, better brain function, and loads of skin and hair benefits.
1. Coconut Oil Contains Fatty Acids With Potent Medicinal Properties:
Coconut oil is high in fats called medium chain triglycerides (MCTs) which are metabolized differently than most other fats. These special fats are responsible for a lot of the health benefits of coconut oil. These fatty acids have also been shown to kill harmful pathogens, including bacteria, viruses and fungi. This could potentially help to prevent infections.
2. Coconut Oil Can Increase Fat Burning.
Obesity is one of the biggest health problems in the world:.
The medium chain triglycerides in coconut oil have been shown to increase calories burned over 24 hours by as much as 5%.
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Coconut oil can actually help raise the good HDL cholesterol.
**Don't be scared to add healthy fats, like coconut oil, avocados, and MCT oil into your diet.
Coconut oil has a high smoke point meaning it is great to scramble eggs, sauté vegetables, or cook your choice of meat with!
4. Coconut Oil Can Protect Your Skin, Hair and Dental Health.
Coconut oil has many uses that have nothing to do with eating it
Coconut oil can also be applied topically, with studies showing it to be effective as a skin moisturizer and protecting against hair damage.