We use coconut oil daily for our cooking and when we fry our banana pancakes. In this post we will be bringing up the most important advantages with this tropical oil. Who knows, maybe you to will add coconut oil to your daily food.
- It contains fats that are not store but becomes energy in your body.
The coconut oil contains a high amount of fatty acids of Medium Chain Triglycerides (MCTs) – which are fatty acids of a medium length these are of the “healthy” type of fatty acids. What do you get for benefit of using the coconut oil? Your body will break down these fats in the liver and will transform in to energy (fuel for your brain and muscles) instead of storing it like fat in your body.
- Will help you control your weight loss.
A study from 2009 shows that when women added coconut oil to their daily diet it showed that it helped them lose weigh it also reduced the dangerous abdominal fat. The scientist found that the coconut oil is easy to digest and products the body from insulin sensitivity (hunger controlling insulin).
- Will make it easier for you Digestion.
If you suffer from bad digestion try adding a little bit of coconut oil to you daily diet. Scientist’s have showed that the oil can help with stomach diseases such as IBS. Coconut oil contains a lot of Laurin acid that is anti-bacterial (can also be found in breast milk)
- Boosts your Metabolism
A study shoes that people that use coconut oil will burn more calories than people who don’t. A good metabolism is god for weight los and will boost your immune defense.
- Will keep you good looking
Coconut oil is not only good for you’re cooking – it does wonders to hydrate your skin. It will help the skin keep it’s natural resilience and prevent lose and wrinkle skin.
- Prevent your sugar cravings
Instead of taking a little sweet in the afternoon when the sugar cravings comes try eating a spoon of coconut oil it will help keep you control your demand for sugar.
There are two types of coconut oil:
Coconut oil (extra virgin) contains only fresh, clean, white of the coconut and has high nutritional and flavor content, it is used to make the cold-pressed oil, and it is this type of oil we use of when we fry.
Unrefined organic coconut oil (also known as coconut butter) is cold-pressed from fresh coconut and contains the same beneficial properties but do not have the taste or smell of coconut can then easily be used for baking when you do not want it to taste the coconut.
How to Use Coconut Oil:
For frying you should use Coconut oil extra virgin and for baking the unrefined oil. The oil can be found in well-stocked food stores. But be sure that you buy organically produced coconut oil.
Go Healthy, Go Coconut!
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