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The Health Benefits of Coconut Oil

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  Coconut oil is experiencing a popularity boom all over the world [1] right now. Not only is it delicious and great to use in the kitchen, it has also gained a reputation as something of a miracle-cure for a number of ailments. However, when something is hyped as much as coconut oil is, the truth can sometimes get lost amongst the myths [2], which ultimately works against the credibility of the substance. Here, therefore, are some tried, tested, and proven health benefits of coconut oil. Coconut Oil Boosts Your Immune System Coconut oil contains a lot of a substance […]

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Coconut Oil, Heart Health and You

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How’s your heart health? It could be better by including virgin coconut oilin your diet. That’s the take-home message from a recent animal study published in Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine and a review of studies on dietary fats and health in Advances in Nutrition. Here’s the lowdown: All fats and oils are made up of fatty acids. Some saturated fatty acids clog arteries and increase your risk for cardiovascular disease. However, the specific saturated fatty acids found in virgin coconut oil may help improve heart health in a number of ways by: 1) Preventing blood pressure from rising 2) […]

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Top Health Reasons to Switch to Extra Virgin Coconut Oil

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I get this question a lot – I mean all the time, “Why is coconut oil healthy?” Or some version of that. I’m sure all the other coconut oil fans out there are getting the same questions from their friends. Today’s post will help you out with that. My top health benefits all in one place. So bookmark this, share it, save it, reference it a lot. 1. Metabolism Supermodels aside, you’ll be hard pressed to find someone not concerned with their metabolism. I’ll admit it, I hate dieting. I don’t care how fabulous I’ll look, or how easy it […]

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