Usefulness Coconut Oil

Coconut oil has many benefits. With consume correctly a lot of benefits to be obtained. But on the other hand, coconut oil is often avoided for those who want to diet or lose weight.

Coconut oil has unsaturated fatty acids (omega 3, omega 6, omega 9)
Unsaturated fatty acids (omega 3, omega 6, omega 9) is often promoted has many benefits, including lowering "bad cholesterol" (LDL = low density lipoprotein) cholesterol and prevent heart attacks.
Unsaturated fatty acids are only good if directly consumed without being processed / heated; also the amount should not be more than 4 grams a day. Because if it is used for frying, unsaturated fatty acids it is easier to form acrylamide, free radicals and harmful trans fats.

Coconut oil also contains anti-bacterial and anti-fungal. The content of coconut oil can help the body fight infections caused by bacteria and fungal.

Increase energy
Lauric acid is medium-chain fatty acids, which abundant in coconut oil (about 50 percent in the composition). Laurat acid is source of tremendous energy. Another source of lauric acid is only found in breast milk (breast milk). Lauric acid function is to provide protection against infection in infants, when their immune systems are still evolving. This fatty acid also easily absorbed by human body and processed directly into energy.

Increase metabolism
Coconut oil can help to reduce weight. Chain fatty acids that help control excessive weight gain. Coconut oil is more easily digested and can improve thyroid function about 20 percent. function Thyroid increases metabolism and energy production, increase metabolism body, helps burn fat to produce more energy. That is why people living in tropical coastal regions, make coconut oil as their primary food source, usually do not have problem with weight.

Stable to cooking
Coconut oil is very stable for cooking, no need of purification, did not need hydrogenation. Nutrients also remain stable when processed with high heat, including adding delicacy cuisine.

For hair
Coconut oil help to the hair grow thick and long. Head massage or massage the skin with coconut oil is a great way to relaxation.

As mentioned earlier, coconut oil increases our body's ability to absorb essential minerals, including calcium and magnesium are needed to strengthen bones and prevent osteoporosis.

Triglycerides and fatty acids help to prevent liver disease because of substance that is easily converted into energy when get to the liver.

Skin care
Coconut oil is best used as a massage oil and skin moisturizer. Instead it is much better than moisturizing cream that is easily absorbed into the skin, no adverse effects on the skin with using coconut oil. Coconut oil also slow process aging and reduced slack skin. Coconut oil also helps in treating various skin problems including psoriasis, dermatitis, eczema and other skin outbreaks.