This is What Will Happen to You If You Use Organic Coconut Oil
Organic coconut oil is gaining more and more popularity in the health community nowadays and some of us consider it to be a super food with many, many benefits for the human body and health.The coconut oil is extracted from the meat of mature coconuts and contains a unique combination of fatty acids that have many positive effects for our body and health.
It has various applications and can be found almost everywhere, starting from salads, natural smoothies and healthy sweets, to beauty treatments, hair products and balms.
Digestion: The coconut oil consists of 90% of saturated fatty acids and traces of few unsaturated ones, a small amount of vitamins E and K, and the mineral iron. Due to this composition, it has been considered to be unhealthy for consumption in the past. But new studies show that the coconut fatty acids are medium chain triglycerides (MCTs) that are easily absorbed by and assimilated in the human body. From the digestive tract, they go directly to the liver, where they are absorbed and used as a quick source of energy and are keeping you feel fuller for longer. The coconut oil is a booster for your digestive system; it improves nutrient absorption such as amino acids, vitamins and minerals; and it helps your internal fight with various parasites, bacteria and fungi that can cause indigestion.
Weight loss: Coconut oil helps us fight the biggest health problem in the present world we know, the problem with obesity. Researches have shown that the MCTs in coconut oil can increase calorie expenditure and help control body weight when consumed in moderation over a longer period of time. In the long run, consuming coconut oil potentially will lead you to significant weight reduction.
Blood cholesterol and heart disease: Being loaded with saturated fats, or MCTs, the coconut oil improves and balances the levels of good (HDL) and bad (LDL) cholesterol in your blood system when moderately consumed, over the long term. It also helps in regulating hypertension and brings your blood pressure to regular levels; it improves blood coagulation factors; and it reduces the extent of damage to arteries. All these factors theoretically lead to a reduced risk of developing heart diseases.
Skin care: Applying it all over your body right after showering, the coconut oil with its creamy texture will bring you deeper and real moisturizing effects, with soft and smooth skin as an ultimate gain. Coconut oil is a powerful weapon in the fight against premature skin aging; it helps strengthening your skin’s underlying tissues; it removes excessive skin dead cells and it has great antioxidant properties. You can also use it as a lip balm to remedy your chapped lips with its ultra-hydrating power, or apply it on your nails to get rid of dry, rough cuticles. Or just use it as a makeup remover of stubborn eye makeup. While nurturing your skin, it will make a miracle in removing the black eyeliner and dark eye shadows. And guess what? You can also use it as an alternative to sunscreen. It has protective characteristics against the sun rays, blocking about 20% of the sun’s UV rays.
Hair care: Massaging your scalp with melted coconut oil stimulates healthy growth and regeneration of damaged hairs, while giving a shiny quality to your hair at the same time. It also decreases the amounts of protein loss, which, if not stopped, leads to many unattractive and unhealthy hair qualities. Using it as a hair conditioner, or as a massage oil, the coconut oil will ultimately help you have a dandruff free scalp, have a more hydrated hair, promote hair growth and regeneration, and will also keep you safe from lice.