|Posted on June 23, 2016 at 5:50 PM|
Most African Americans are already aware of the wonderful benefits coconut oil has on the skin and hair. It makes the skin clear and firm and the hair healthy and shiny. Coconut oil is an antioxidant containing Vitamin E which combats scarring, fine lines, stretch marks and protects from sun and wind damage. But did you know that coconut oil is a super-food rich can affect your body in several other positive ways?
Coconut oil is a natural immune system booster. It wards off yeas, fungus and harmful bacteria. Cholesterol problems are no match for coconut oil. It can help increase the good cholesterol in the blood because of the saturated fat it contains.
Tired of belly fat? Coconut helps to restore and improve thyroid function which can help effectively and efficiently burn energy preventing weight gain, particularly abdominal fats. And there is good news for diabetics. Coconut oil helps improve insulin use within the body which helps in how the body handles blood sugar. Those suffering from digestive ailments should incorporate coconut oil into their daily diets to help the digestive process run smoothly.
A great starting point is to use coconut oil when cooking rather than using butter, vegetable or other oils which do more damage than good. If you can brave it, ingest two tablespoons of coconut oil daily. If you cannot stomach it, you can purchase coconut oil is tablet form from your local health food store.
Always remember to purchase organic! Best in health!