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The Amazing Health Benefits of Virgin Coconut Oil

11 May 2017

Coconut oil is often described as the “healthiest oil on earth". This wasn’t always so. For years it had a reputation of being unhealthy because of its high saturated fat content. We now know coconut oil is different from most fats and is actually good for us. We have listed twelve of the most important health benefits of this newly declared PowerFood. Health Benefits of Virgin Coconut Oil: 1. Thyroid-stimulating: Research shows that coconut oil contains medium-chain fatty acids accelerate that stimulates metabolism, gives you more energy. 2. Get candida in check: Coconut oil has a good quantity of caprylic acid in it which is well known to kill off excess candida by targeting harmful bacteria. 3. Lowers cholesterol: It is rich in lauric acid which protects your heart by reducing total cholesterol and increasing good cholesterol. 4. Helps with weight loss: Here is an interesting fact about coconut oil; even though it is a fat, it actually helps with weight loss! Read more here: Weight Loss With Coconut Oil. The healthy medium chain fatty acids do not circulate in the bloodstream like other fats; they are sent directly to the liver and are converted into energy. Thus the body does not store the fat in coconut oil as fat; it uses it to produce energy instead. 5. 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. Note: This is not a free pass to eat a lot of sugar and other dumb carbs. 6. 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. 7. Gastrointestinal malabsorption diseases: Combining Vitamin E supplements with coconut oil through the skin proved to be a good alternative for those with gastrointestinal malabsorption diseases. Study in Canada 1999 University of Western Ontario 8. Supports the immune system. It is rich in lauric acid, a nutrient that supports the body’s immune system. 9. Good for the skin: When applied externally it forms a protective antibacterial layer protecting the infected body part. Also, coconut oil speeds up the healing process of bruises by helping to repair damaged tissue. http://www.doctoroz.com/videos/coconut-oil-super-powers-pt-2 10. Nourishing for the brain: Studies show that it im