coconut oil weight loss

Top 5 Healthy Fats for Losing Weight

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A lot of people still have the misconception that healthy fats will make you fat. Believe it or not, this is the exact opposite. You should actually try to incorporate healthy fats into your diet on a daily basis not only for fat loss, but overall health benefits. According to Grinnell, writer for Muscle and Fitness, our bodies need the right amount of fats to support metabolism, cell signaling, the health of certain body tissues, immunity function, hormone production, and the absorption of may nutrients. With so many different options of healthy fats out on the market and in found […]

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Common Fitness Mistakes We All Make

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When I first started getting into fitness, I really had no clue what I was doing. From the dieting to workouts, I gained a lot of my knowledge that I have today from constantly reading fitness magazines and doing my research. There are so many diets out there and styles of training that sometimes it gets completely overwhelming. It took me a while, but going through trial and error, I’ve found a training style and diet regimen that I’m happy with. Going through the motions, I can’t express how many mistakes I’ve made thinking I was being healthy, when in […]

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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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