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Published on: 18 Oct 2017 by cathmarqueses

5 Reasons to Add Coconut Oil to Your Diet

Yes, there are lots of superfoods out there. However, among all, nothing beats coconut oil in terms of benefits. That explains why more and more individuals are adding this wonder oil into their diet. 

But, wait! Before you join the hype, allow us to give you a detailed look into the wonderful perks organic coconut oil has to offer.

1. It improves energy levels.

Compared to ordinary saturated fats, coconut oil is composed of medium-chain triglycerides, which are also abundant in dairy products. These MCTs not stored as fats, but are rather processed and converted into energy.

For that reason, experts suggest consuming two tablespoons of virgin coconut oil every morning. It does not matter whether you ingest it directly or mix it with other foods like cereal. What matters is that you include it in your breakfast routine. By taking it, your energy levels should increase by at least 5%.

2. It aids in weight loss.

According to research, the daily consumption of coconut oil can aid in weight loss. Therefore, by incorporating it into the foods you take, digestion is improved and appetite is regulated.

Then again, always remember that this oil has lots of calories. So be sure that you limit your intake to only two tablespoons in a day. That way, you don’t ruin your weight loss efforts.

3. It improves skin health.

Packed with antioxidants, coconut oil makes a great skin moisturizer. Not to mention, it also works magic, healing skin damages, prevents aging, and fading away stretch marks.

Here’s a little trivia you might want to consider. Aside from eating coco oil, you can apply it directly to your skin. That is because it has the ability to protect us against the sun’s harmful UV rays. By using
it like sunscreen before you hit the beach, you are creating an invisible barrier that keeps it safe while enjoying the water and the sun.

4. It regulates brain function.

As mentioned, the MCTs found in coconut oil are not stored as fats, but are instead, synthesized into energy. After which, the converted energy, called keytone bodies, are transported to different parts of the body, which includes the brain.

These keytone bodies are very important as they have a positive effect on certain brain disorders, such as Alzheimer’s disease and epilepsy. With high concentrations of these chemicals in your blood, the chances of seizures are reduced in kids suffering from drug-resistant epilepsy.

Basically, these keytone bodies are an excellent source of energy for the brain cells that have already lost their ability to process glucose, which is the main reasons why Alzheimer’s happen.

5. It stabilizes thyroid functions and normalizes blood sugar levels.

Surprisingly, coconut oil’s MCTs not only aids in brain functions. It also assists in the conversion of cholesterols into pregnenolones – the compounds needed to synthesize human hormones.

In addition, a daily dose of this oil aids the body in the consumption and processing of insulin. That way, blood sugar levels are stabilized.

Coconut oil is pretty interesting, huh? Well, as science continues to explain and connect things to each other, it is evident that coconut oil’s popularity is unstoppable. And it’s no wonder. So if you are still in doubt whether or not to add coconut oil to your diet right now, let this short post help you decide. 

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