Health Tip: Top 10 Benefits of Coconut Oil
The health benefits of coconut oil include hair care, skin care, stress relief, cholesterol level maintenance, weight loss, boosted immune system, proper digestion and regulated metabolism. It also provides relief from kidney problems, heart diseases, high blood pressure, diabetes, HIV, and cancer, while helping to improve dental quality and bone strength. These benefits of oil can be attributed to the presence of lauric acid, capric acid and caprylic acid, and their respective properties, such as antimicrobial, antioxidant, anti-fungal, antibacterial and soothing qualities.
- Aids with digestion
- Aids with weight loss
- Anti aging properties
- Brain health
- Heart Health
- Immune booster
- Regulates blood sugar
- Improves cholesterol levels
- Skin health
- Energy boost
Use coconut oil for high heat cooking (roasting veggies, stir fry, baking, etc.).
Add coconut oil to smoothies, tea or coffee.
Use coconut oil to remove make up or as a body and hair moisturizer.