Have you been afraid to consume coconut oil?
Afraid to consume coconut milk?
mmmm … update information about “Superfood” may change your mind, even changing your life of earth and sky.
For decades, coconut oil is slandered for its high saturated fat content. But now coconut fat is a favorite of many people.
Recent research also revealed that most of the saturated fat found in coconut, is a medium chain triglyceride (MCT), a type of fat that is very beneficial to health.
“MCFA is a fat that can be digested and absorbed more quickly, directly to the liver to be used as energy and not stored as body fat.” Info from dr. Zainal Gani.
Research also shows that eating a VCO helps you burn more calories, get a feeling of satiety faster, and help regulate weight better than other types of oils or fats with long chains.
In research in mice, virgin coconut oil has proven to reduce LDL cholesterol levels, and increase HDL cholesterol. including helping blood clots and increasing antioxidants.
Nutritionists now also place vco holds an important key in the ketogenic diet and helps patients with diabetes, epilepsy, cancer, and Alzheimer’s. Virgin Coconut Oil also has anti-inflammatory, antifungal, antiviral, and antimicrobial properties.
In addition to health, coconut oil is also known as the oil of millions of benefits. Among others :
As an alternative medicine to prevent and fight fungi such as fungal infections on the feet. Oil caprylic acid helps to dismantle cellular membranes from Candida albicans fungus.
Help alleviate allergies and itching, try rubbing a little oil into your nostrils. VCO also benefits the immune system and anti-inflammatory strong, both of which can help alleviate allergy symptoms.
For an earache, drop vco. An antimicrobial function of the oil can help fight low levels of infection.
Pure coconut oil has anti-inflammatory can help canker sores and wounds heal faster.
Oil pulling, a tablespoon of vico bagoes put in your mouth, hold about 10, ideally 20 minutes to pull dirt and moisturize the mouth tissue. Then remove and rinse with water. Studies have shown that it is effective against bad breath and dental plaque.
You can try coconut oil as a prevention of acne as well. A study in 2009 found that lauric acid can kill bacteria that increase the acne-induced inflammation. Apply slightly to the vulnerable area.
Cooking and Source of Nutrition
In addition to butter, you can fry an egg with coconut oil.
Stir a spoonful of vco with your breakfast or a salad in the morning.
Mix in smoothies for long-lasting and fast energy.
Even pure coconut oil has a relatively high smoke point, so it’s good to cook with higher temperatures, like frying or sauteing. Try cooking vegetables using coconut oil and a little salt.
As an alternative to latte or coffee with cream, mix 1 tablespoon vco, 1 spoon of butter, and 1 cup of coffee and blend until tender and no oil on the surface, about 20 to 30 seconds.
Add vanilla or cinnamon, to taste.
When making homemade mayonnaise, replace olive oil with coconut oil. Or use vco in homemade salad dressing.
You can also mix with dark chocolate to make a fat bomb.
Make chemical-free deodorants from solid coconut oil, baking soda, cornstarch, plus a few drops of your favorite essential oils, such as lavender.
The natural analgesic properties of virgin coconut oil can help remove insect bites, chickenpox, and help heal skin faster. Or as a sub-block.
Create coconut oil-based lotions or balm, beeswax, and vitamin E.
Massage your hair and scalp with coconut oil before shampooing to improve hair health.
Use as an abundant body moisturizer to smooth dry skin and add luster.
Wipe virgin coconut oil after bathing, or try adding a few tablespoons to your bath.
Use as a shaving cream – suitable for people who are chemically sensitive.
For those who have babies, vco helps overcome diaper rash. Not only that which makes babies comfortable, and contains antibacterials that fight infection.
Coconut Oil and Household
Can be used for wood furniture cleaners by mixing 3/4 teaspoon of coconut oil and 1/4 cup lemon juice. First remove the dust, then rub it into the coconut mixture with a soft, soft cloth to gleam.
Mix 1/4 cup coconut oil with 20 drops of citronella oil for non-toxic repellent.
Chewing gum got hair? Sticky substance on the couch? Combine coconut oil with baking soda and rub it.
Can also use on your dog