The naturally occurring saturated fat found in coconut oil has some amazing properties for your health!
- Promoting heart health
- Boosting the immune system
- Providing immediate energy
- Promoting healthy skin
- Helping to regulate blood sugar
- Boosting metabolism
- Promoting weight loss
The Medium chain fatty acids ( MCFAs) that coconut oil contains, are metabolized much differently than longer chain fats found in modern-day seed/vegetable oils, processed shortenings and almost all highly refined foods. It gives it thermogenic advantages, that aid in increasing our metabolism, and we also feel fuller longer.
It is the number one recommended oil for oil pulling as well, with its antibacterial, antifungal and antiviral properties!