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Coconut Oil Health Benefits
What’s so special about coconut oil? It’s a source of healthy fats that can be used for cooking, skin and body care, boosting your metabolism and a wide range of natural health remedies
These oils are a natural source of lauric acid and caprylic acid. Research has proven that these fatty acids have powerful anti-microbial properties. Ancient Polynesian cultures have been using coconut oil for hundreds of years for traditional healing and its nutritional fatty acid profile.
Now it’s your turn to find out how this tropical plant oil can strengthen your immune system, moisturize your skin and hair, and boost your metabolism.
General Facts of Coconut Oil:
History of Coconut Oils – Long before vegetable oils became popular, coconut oils were commonly used in almost every household. Unfortunately, government health agencies wrongfully accused it of being bad for your health.
Now health-conscious consumers are re-discovering the benefits of this nutritious substance. Get the behind-the-scenes story on the growing popularity of this natural product.
The Inside Scoop on Virgin Oils – What’s the difference between virgin oils and vegetable oils found in your local supermarket? The most important difference is how these products were traditionally made.
Ingesting vegetable oils may expose your body to oxidative fatty acid damage leading to an increased risk for inflammatory health conditions. Learn how eating virgin coconut oils made without heat, bleaches or other man-made chemicals may be the better choice for optimizing your health.
Helps balance high cholesterol levels – Want healthy cholesterol levels? Research indicates a diet including coconut oil may improve your HDL (healthy) cholesterol levels, thereby lowering your risk for heart attack and strokes.
List of Natural Cures – Learn how you can reduce your risk for acne, moisturize dry skin, boost weight loss, condition dry hair, balance high cholesterol and more.
Using for Weight Loss and Cooking:
Can you use coconut oil to boost your metabolism and lose weight? While you may be surprised about the thought of a eating fat to lose weight, there’s compelling evidence you might be able to boost your metabolism and shed unwanted pounds.
How to Lose Weight – This product is a natural source of medium chain triglyceride (MCT’s). A study published in the Journal of Clinical Nutrition found patients lost more weight with a diet high in MCTs compared to a diet high in olive oil.
Healthy Shake Recipes – One of the best ways to add this oil to your diet is by making healthy protein shakes and fruit smoothies. Try these old-time favorite recipes that use natural ingredients for refreshing and tasty shakes.
Cooking with Tropical Oils – Fire up the oven and get ready to make some healthy and delicious meals with coconut oil.
Treating Specific Health Conditions:
Can you use coconut oil to reduce symptoms of some health conditions? While coconut oils are not a drug, there are recent studies that indicate there are health benefits. Here’s more detailed information on using this oil for specific health conditions:
Is this a Natural Cure for Alzheimer’s Disease? – It’s reported that some Alzheimer’s patients’ brains have difficulty metabolizing glucose from proper brain function. Dr. Mary Newport was able to boost her husband’s memory with daily doses of coconut oils. Read this amazing story on a possible treatment for some Alzheimer’s patients.
Candida & Yeast Infections – Recent studies show Medium Chain Triglycerides (MCT’s) kill specific strains of oral yeast infections, including Candida. Researchers in Iceland found caprylic and lauric acid was effective in killing three different strains of Candida yeast; and investigators in Nigeria discovered coconut oil was 100% effective against C. Albicans yeast strains.
Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue – If you suffer from Fibromyalgia or joint pain you may be interested in how some people improved their symptoms with these oils.
Many people reported a daily dose of 3 – 4 tablespoons of coconut oil ‘fired up’ their energy levels and some people even lost weight. Find out this whole food supplement may relieve symptoms of Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue.
Thyroid Problems – There’s conflicting evidence you can use this tropical oil for thyroid issues. Some people have claimed it boosted their metabolisms leading to more energy and weight loss; while some researchers don’t believe these oils can have any effect on thyroid function. Find out the real story right here….
Using it for Skin and Body Care:
Looking for natural skin care? Learn how you can soften and moisturize your skin, as well as improve the look and feel of hair. Polynesian cultures have been using this tropical oil for hundreds of year. Find out how to bring out your natural beauty with this healthy oil:
Acne – Did you know these oils contain a powerful antimicrobial proven to kill acne-causing bacteria? Find out how you can use it for a softer and more clearer complexion.
Dermatitis – A study published by the American Dermatitis Society showed eczema patients experienced less redness, peeling and edema when they applied a teaspoon of coconut oil to their skin over a 4 week period. Researchers also found a marked reduction in bacteria on the skin leading to less skin infections.
Scientists believe the presence of lauric acid and caprylic acid may play a role in producing these health benefits. If you suffer from eczema, you need to read this information.
Dry Itchy Skin – Stop damaging your skin with man-made cosmetics and skin care products! If you want softer, smoother-looking skin you should try using coconut oils – they don’t contain any petroleum by-products, they’re easily absorbed and help fortify and nourish your skin with healthy fatty acids.
Effects on Dry Hair – Did you know that these healthy oils can actually penetrate the hair shaft with protein leading to stronger and healthier-looking hair? Read all the details in this special research study.
How to use as Hair Conditioner and Moisturizer – Do you have dry, damaged hair? Follow these step-by-step instructions for using this tropical oil for healthier, thicker-looking hair in only one hour! It’s also conveniently available in shampoos and other hair care products.
Anti Viral Properties of Coconut Oil:
Information on Lauric Acid – Coconut oil is one of Mother Nature’s most abundant sources oflauric acid. What is lauric acid? Lauric acid is a Medium Chain Triglyceride (MCT’s); when digested lauric acid converts into monolaurin, a powerful antimicrobial that kills bacteria, fungi and lipid-coated virus such as herpes, HIV and Cytomegalovirus (CMV). Now you can learn more about the exciting germ-fighting potential of this tropical oil.
Herpes – Due to this oil’s anti-microbial properties, some people claim you can use it on chronic viral infections, such as herpes. While this subject is controversial, there is a product derived from ingredients found in coconuts that’s proven to reduce herpes breakouts and lessen the painful symptoms of herpes sores.
How to Choose the Best Coconut Oils:
While reviews are great you still need to know how to choose the right oil. Here’s my tips for helping you get the most nutritious and healthy product for your long term health.
Pros and Cons of Capsules – You can get this supplement in capsules and liquid. Which is the best type to get? Find out which is the better choice for your health needs.
Buyers’ Guide to the Best Oils – How fresh is your product? It is certified organic? How much lauric acid are you really getting? Get all these questions answered when you learn these secrets to buying only the best coconut oils.
Coconut Oil Product Reviews:
Make sure to read these product reviews before you buy. This is the information you need to get the best, most nutritious healthy oils into your lifestyle.