His pulp, his milk, his oil are an invitation to travel, but Coconut is also one of the few foods classified as a Superfood.
Coconut oil helps maintain a healthy weight
Coconut oil contains Medium Chain Triglycerides, which help your liver break down fats and burn energy. Coconut oil can also be used as a natural appetite suppressant.
Coconut has antibacterial properties
Coconut contains approximately 50° Lauric Acid. When coconut oil is enzymatically digested, it produces Monolaurin, a monoglyceride. Both Lauric Acid and Monolaurin have the ability to kill harmful pathogens such as bacteria, viruses, fungi, and even Candida Albicans.
Coconut oil contains fatty acids that can improve brain function and help reduce seizures
The MCTS in coconut oil can raise Ketone body concentrations in the blood. Certain parts of the brain in some people have a reduced ability to use glucose for energy. Ketone bodies can provide energy to the brain while also acting as an alternative energy source for malfunctioning cells.
Coconut raises HDL
Raw coconut oil increase levels of good cholesterol.
Coconut is full of minerals and oligo-elements
Coconut contains more than 15% Manganese, 8% of Copper, over 6% of Phosphorus, Molybdenum an Iron, 5% of Zinc and Magnesium.
Coconut helps to relieve hangovers
Alcohol dehydrates you and causes nausea and severe headaches. Coconut water helps you rehydrate as it contains approximately 45 percent of water.
Coconut soothes chronic skin conditions
Coconut oil can improve the skin’s moisture and lipid content while also detoxifying the complexion, can also block approximately 20% of the sun’s ultraviolet rays, can be used to protect hair, can remove bacteria and toxins from your mouth and improve your dental health.
How to Include More Coconut in Your Diet
Coconut is a refreshing, tasty, and crispy food that can be eaten, drank, and cooked in a variety of dishes. The simplest way to consume more coconut oil is to replace up to half of the butter or other oils with it.