Nutritional content in Coconut oil:
-MCT (medium-Chain Triglycerides)
The Health & Healing benefits of Coconut Oil
# Skin Care
The MCT in Coconut oil act as a natural skin conditioner. Deeply penetrating and moisturizing, they protect against environmental and free radical damage. It also helps with anti-aging, eczema and even provides some sun protection.
# Hair Care
Coconut oil is one of the best ways to provide nutrients to your hair. The fatty acid condition deeply from the insides of the strands out.
Providing protein, eliminating dandruff and aiding in re-growth. Many people use it as a conditioner!
# Stress Relief
Coconut oil is very soothing. The natural aroma of coconut is also very soothing. You can apply the oil to your head and gently massage to help remove mental fatigue.
# Weight Loss
The fatty acid in coconut oil destroy candida, (yeast overgrowth) which triggers weight gain, carbohydrate cravings and fatigue.
They’re easily digested and covered into energy, which helps to
speed up metabolism and help burn stored fat.
The unique saturated fats of coconut oil contain antibacterial, antiviral, anti-fungal, and anti-parasitic properties that help strengthen the immune system. Consuming coconut oil regularly will reduce incidences of sickness.
Lauric Acid (found only in breast milk and coconut oil) is converted
into monolaurin in the bod. This may destroy bacterial and viral
infections like measles, influenza, hepatitis C and even HIV. Monolaurin may also eliminate Athlete’s foot.
MCT molecules in coconut oil are small so they are easily digested with less strain on the pancreas and digestive system.People suffering from diabetes, obesty, gallbladder disease, or Crhn’s disease may benefit greatly from coconut oil.
Coconut oil may improve insulin sensitivity and glucose tolerance over time. It helps regulate blood sugar levels and protects against insulin resistance. It can even help prevent Type II Diabetes.
The fat in coconut oil does not have a negative effect on cholesterol. In fact, it helps improve your cholesterol profile. It helps prevent heart attack and stroke and may even cure heart disease.