Coconut Oil has been used for thousands of years by many cultures as a superfood. It fell out of use in the USA due to a false propaganda campaign financed by the trans-fats (bad!) producing vegetable oil companies. Click How a negative P.R. Campaign against healthy oils led to unhealthy diets
The anti-obesity effect of Coconut Oil has to do with helping thyroid gland efficiency and increasing one’s appetite satisfaction. This allows people to push the plate away because they’re not “still hungry” even though they’ve eaten.
Athletes use Coconut Oil in their diets to increase energy and stamina.
Coconut Oil’s ability to control hunger and cravings is well documented. Its medium chain fatty acids promote thermogenesis (creation of heat) and lead to increased metabolic rates and more energy for performance.
The good fat in Coconut Oil also aids in the absorption of vitamins, minerals and amino acids, making you satiated and healthier all around.
Coconut Oil is an excellent natural skin moisturizer. The fat in the oil helps reduce the appearance of wrinkles without any irritation. Coconut Oil can also help with skin problems like psoriasis, dermatitis, eczema and other skin conditions.
Hair Care: Coconut Oil is one of the best natural sources of nutrition for hair. It helps in the healthy growth of hair, providing a shiny bounce. It is an excellent conditioner and helps in the re-growth of damaged hair. (Shampoo after letting a small amount soak into the hair and scalp for 20 minutes.)
People use Coconut Oil on burns, diaper rash, and ingest it to enrich mother’s milk, and as an antihistamine that helps defend against allergic reactions. It’s used to lower blood sugar levels in diabetics.
Research has shown that Coconut Oil has anti-cancer properties.
Coconut Oil raises HDL (good fats) and reduces LDL (bad fats implicated in heart disease). Under-active thyroid glands are helped with Coconut Oil as well.
Coconut Oil has anti-bacterial properties that enhance immunity and help control parasites and fungi that cause indigestion and other absorption/elimination related problems such as irritable bowel syndrome.
Coconut Oil has been shown to destroy several bacteria and viruses, including staphylococcus aureus, listeria monocytogenes and helicobacter pylori, and protozoa such as giardia lamblia. Some of the viruses that have been destroyed by Coconut Oil include HIV, measles, herpes simplex virus-1, vesicular stomatitis virus, influenza and cytomegalovirus. There is also evidence now that coconut oil can kill yeast infections, such as Candida. Quite an immune booster!!
Beware that Coconut Oil (like any other item) can be processed, overheated etc. Debbie (my wife) spent quite a bit of time to research the most natural and pure product available. See the video and find out more: Tropical Traditions Gold Label Virgin Coconut Oil
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P.S. Coconut Oil can be used in place of other oils to roast, fry, sauté, and cook with.
Add it to soups or smoothies. Make popcorn with Coconut Oil.
Bake with it. Spread it on toast or use it to enrich your oatmeal.
Use a tablespoon of Coconut Oil with a small amount of warm water, stir and drink 20 minutes before a meal. You’ll be less hungry thus more satisfied..