Coconut Oil Handbook: Benefit From Coconut Oil's Healing Powers for Beauty and Health, Weight Loss, Detoxification, and Metabolism

Coconut Oil Handbook: Benefit From Coconut Oil's Healing Powers for Beauty and Health, Weight Loss, Detoxification, and Metabolism

by John Matonis
     
 

The medium-chain fatty acid found mainly in coconut oil, is the substance predominantly responsible for coconut oil’s health benefits

Lauric acid is the same disease-fighting medium chain fatty acid found in breast milk that protects infants from viral and bacterial infections.

According to Dr. Mary Enig, author of “Know Your Fats:
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Overview

The medium-chain fatty acid found mainly in coconut oil, is the substance predominantly responsible for coconut oil’s health benefits

Lauric acid is the same disease-fighting medium chain fatty acid found in breast milk that protects infants from viral and bacterial infections.

According to Dr. Mary Enig, author of “Know Your Fats:
The Complete Primer for Understanding the Nutrition of Fats, Oils, and Cholesterol,” lauric acid is converted by the body into a substance known as monolaurin, which possesses antiviral, antimicrobial and antifungal properties. Monolaurin destroys certain viruses, fungi and bacteria by dissolving the cell membrane, neutralizing lipid-coated viruses such as herpes simplex virus-1, influenza, the measles, Hepatitis C and organisms associated with infections in HIV patients."

We now know Coconut oil is actually a heart-healthy food that can keep your body running smoother in a few different ways

But is their protection for the liver as well?
Liver Protection: Although the mechanism is not yet understood, coconut oil may protect the liver from injury. Published in a 2011 publication of Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Malaysian researchers evaluated the ability of virgin coconut oil to prevent liver damage from a known liver toxin. They found that rats given virgin coconut oil prior to paracetamol (a known liver toxin) significantly reduced liver damage.

The current trend is to abandon unhealthy lifestyles and revert to natural foods that can help to reverse many of the diseases that have manifested in our bodies through the highly refined diet of our modern society.

Medical research is in agreement that at least 30% of our daily nutritional intake should be made up of fats or oil. However, the structures of different oils are as diverse as nature itself and even a basic knowledge of what defines the different classification of fats will help us understand.

It is now a proven fact that saturated fat is a vital ingredient for a healthy body:
Over many decades coconut oil received bad publicity due to its saturated fat content, but research has shown that not all saturated fats are alike and coconut oil is unique in its structural make-up.

What are the health benefits?

Coconut oil can help your body mount resistance to both viruses and bacteria. On top of that, it also fights off yeast, fungus and candida.

The super-food can positively affect hormones for thyroid and blood-sugar control.
Experience improvements in blood sugar control since coconut can help improve insulin use within the body.
Boost thyroid function and increase metabolism
Coconut oil can improve energy and endurance
Increase digestion to absorb fat-soluble vitamins.
Coconut oil can help slow down the aging process with a positive antioxidant action.
Is it good for your skin and hair? Yes!

Coconut oil is a wonderful moisturizer for hair and skin.
It has the antioxidant vitamin E,
Safe enough for babies skin. One study of 120 babies showed that a coconut oil massage is safe for baby's skin.

Included in the book are coconut oil recipes and more, plus loads of facts and interesting info. Download your copy TODAY!

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940148304623
Publisher:
Paul Beaudette
Publication date:
02/07/2014
Series:
Healthy and Fit , #5
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
395,359
File size:
2 MB

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