7 Health-Promoting Coconut Oil Uses

| 12/9/2014 8:09:00 AM

Tags: cooking, skin care, Chelsea Clark, Washington,

Coconut oil is the hottest new health product, offering a wide variety of benefits. Coconut oil uses range from cooking to skincare, so read on to take advantage of what this oil has to offer.

Health Benefits of Coconut Oil

Coconut oil consumption is associated with a more favorable profile of HDL and LDL cholesterol than other oils, and diets rich in coconut oil are associated with lowered risk factors for cardiovascular disease.[1,2]

Coconut oil contains high percentages of short-chain fatty acids and medium-chain triglycerides, which have advantages over other types of fatty acids in the way they are metabolized by the body.[2] There is also growing evidence that coconut oil benefits memory loss and can help with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.[3]

Coconut oil also exhibits antimicrobial effects against bacteria, due to the fatty acid content.[4] It can even help skin conditions like atopic dermatitis.[5] So how can you take advantage of all of these health benefits? Here are a few ideas for using coconut oil daily.

Coconut Oil Uses

1. Cook with it. Coconut oil can be used in high heat, so it can replace other types of oil in essentially any recipe. Use coconut oil to:

7/9/2016 11:17:17 AM

Coconut oil is truly a miracle from the earth. I used it to brush my teeth with when I was suffering extremem tooth pain and the OTC drugs to numb pain did not work. It would within a matter of minutes ease the pain enough to brush regularly, eat and drink again.. It lasts longer than any OTC $%#&-caine product!

7/8/2016 4:13:05 AM

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