May 22, 2017
Ashwati Rajendran (246 articles)
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Coconut Power : Amazing Health Benefits of Virgin Coconut Oil.

Not all oils are made equal. Coconut oil has been blessed with all the benefits that make it the best oil of them all!

It is a very versatile ingredient and can be used in everything  from cooking to salads to desserts. It can even be consumed on its own in small quantities for added benefits to your body.

Virgin Coconut oil has an added advantage of being unrefined, pure and free from hydrogenation or deodorization.

  1. Proven to be a Natural Treatment for Alzheimer’s Disease

    Coconut oil has Medium Chain Fatty Acids(MCFA’S) that allow the liver to create ketones which are a readily accessible energy by the brain. Ketones supply energy to the brain without the need of insulin to process glucose into energy.The brain of an Alzheimer’s patient has lost the ability to create it’s own insulin, the ketones from coconut oil could create an alternate source of energy to help repair brain function.

  2. Helps keep diabetes in check

    It does not produce an insulin spike in your bloodstream. Instead it helps control blood sugar by improving the secretion of insulin.

  3. Great wound healer

    People in Panama apply this on their infected areas or even drink a pint size amount of this oil to relieve them from infection and to induce fast recovery.

  4. Cures UTI and protects the Liver

    The MCFA’s in the oil work as a natural antibiotic by disrupting the lipid coating on bacteria and killing them. Also there is a study showing that coconut oil directly protected the liver from damage.

  5. Reduces heart disease

    Studies on people in the Pacific Islands found that their total caloric intake included thirty to sixty percent from fully saturated coconut oil. These Pacific Islanders have nearly non-existent rates of cardiovascular disease.

  6. Aids weight loss

    The MCFA’s in the oil are used by the body for energy production. Only a little bit is stored in the body as fat.

  7. Improves energy and endurance

    Coconut oil is easy to digest, but also produces a longer sustained energy and increases your metabolism. Moreover, taking a quality non-processed coconut oil, you can get the most benefit as it’s MCFA’s are sent directly to the liver to be converted into energy

  8. Supports immune system

    It is rich in lauric acid, a nutrient that supports the body’s immune system.

  9. Maintains hormone balance

    The lauric acid and saturated fat have a positive impact on the balance of estrogen levels and consuming during menopause is beneficial.

  10. Improves stomach digestion

    Coconut also improves digestion as it helps the body to absorb fat-soluble vitamins, calcium, and magnesium.Coconut oil can help improve bacteria and gut health by destroying bad bacteria and candida. Candida imbalance especially can decrease stomach acid which causes inflammation and poor digestion.

 

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Ashwati Rajendran

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