8 Amazing Benefits of Coconut For Health And Beauty
You might have heard of some properties of coconut oil. Some people talk about how great it is for skin and hair. But among its benefits, there are some other uses that you must know about!
1. Perfect natural hair moisturizer and protector.
You will not need to worry about dandruff anymore! If you thought dandruff could only be fought with medication, you will be surprised to know that coconut oil will not only fight it, but it will also nourish, moisturize and protect your hair.
2. Coconut oil is Alzheimer’s enemy.
Liver creates ketones by digesting MCFA’s. This is translated into instant energy, which your brain will utilize. Your body will have a supply of energy which will benefit your brain without the need of insulin to process glucose.
Since an Alzheimer’s patient has basically lost the ability to create it’s own insulin, coconut oil would actually create an excellent energy alternative.
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3. It boosts your immune system.
Lauric acid in coconut oil strengthens your immune system. Lauric acid has antifungal and antibacterial properties.
4. Source of instant energy.
Coconut oil is extremely easy to digest and MCFA’s, go directly to your liver. This results in instant energy. Actually many professional athletes utilize coconut oil as one of their main sources of energy for competition.
5. No more Candida and Yeast Infections
The journal of Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy has posted an article that shows that they found that the capric acid and lauric acid in coconut oil were a natural and effective way to treat candida albicans and yeast infections. Just imagine the benefits of including it in your regular diet.
6. Skin moisturizer & anti aging.
Many people have tried and fallen in love with the skin moisturizing properties of coconut oil. Some people even decided to never remove it from their life.
A moisturized skin will look younger for a longer time.
7. Cognitive Boost.
Studies have proven that MCTs in coconut oil boost your brain function due to the energy that they make instantly available for the brain.
8. You can cook with it!
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