The coconut tree belongs to the palm family.The term coconut refers to the entire coconut palm.This is found almost every place we go and is having vast range of uses in many fields.These coconuts are a part of their diet for few people.The derivatives from coconut are oil and milk that are most commonly used in cooking and frying.Coconut finds wide range of applications and its oil is used in the manufacturing of soaps and cosmetics.In summer most of the people drink coconut water as it is having high glucose content.The coconut leaves and other parts are used as decorative purpose.

Coconut a substitute of palm

Coconut a substitute of palm tree

Fact 1:

The fats that are created by coconut are very less in amount and are easily diminished.The fats that are present in coconut oil are short term medium chain saturated fatty acids.These fats are actually healthy and is not a form of trans fat.Actually if we are taking food items that are having trans fats it lead to cholesterol and heart problems.But if we take food items that are having saturated fatty acids they are easily metabolized in the liver and are converted into energy which acts as a fuel for brain and for the muscular function.This type of fat will not store in our body as cholesterol.

Amount of saturated fatty acids in coconut oil

Amount of saturated fatty acids in coconut oil

Fact 2:

Coconut oil is very much helpful in reducing the weight of a person.Few people conducted research on this theory and observed that women who consumed coconut oil have reduced their weight eventually and experienced great results.According to many people this coconut oil is healthy, easy to digest and also protects one’s body from insulin resistance.People who want to reduce their weight take coconut as a diet along with their workout for better result.

Coconut oil that is used for weight loss

Coconut oil that is used for weight loss

Fact 3:

Taking food items that are made out of coconut oil reduces digestion problems.People who are frequently suffering from digestion problems and the uneasy feeling whenever they take any food inside can overcome this problem by taking food items that are made out of coconut oil.Fatty acids have microbial properties but when we go to coconut oil we are having saturated fats and has anti microbial properties.Because of these anti microbial properties it helps in overcoming digestive problems.

Coconut oil for digestive related problems and colon health

Coconut oil for digestive related problems and colon health

Fact 4:

Type two diabetes can be managed by regular usage of coconut oil.As it is better to take care before occurring of any disease than after suffering. By using coconut oil in food recipes and deep frying this reduces the chance of occurring type 2 diabetes.As coconut oil contains saturated fats these can be easily converted into energy and will not form as fats.This not only reduces the fat but also improves insulin sensitivity.

natural_coconut_oil_for_type_two_diabetes

natural_coconut_oil_for_type_two_diabetes

Fact 5:

Immunity system can be developed using coconut oil.Coconut oil comprises healthy lauric acid, caprylic acid and capric acid which contain anti fungal, anti bacterial and anti viral properties which is used to boost up the immunity system.As the Lauric acid contains about 75 percent of saturated fatty acids they are easily digestive.

A book showing coconut oil is good for immune system

A book showing coconut oil is good for immune system

Fact 6:

Body metabolism can be boosted using coconut oil.According to research it is found that people who uses coconut oil are observed to have improved body metabolism.By taking two table spoons of coconut oil at the start of the every day we can reduce about kilo joules of fat.

coconut-oil-weight-loss-metabolism

coconut-oil-weight-loss-metabolism

Fact 7:

Skin problems and formation of wrinkles can be reduced by using coconut oil.As coconut oil is having multiple uses it is not only used for cooking but it is also used for hydrating our skin too.By applying this coconut oil to skin it makes our skin’s connective tissues strong enough and make it free from wrinkles and will will appear more and more younger than before.This is mostly applied to skin of children so that the skin will be very soft and if we apply daily it increases the glow of skin.Make sure to take direct coconut oil with no additives added to it for better results

using coconut oil reduces wrinkles and makes skin smooth and glow

using coconut oil reduces wrinkles and makes skin smooth and glow

Fact 8:

This coconut oil is used for cooking at extreme temperatures.As coconut oil is a comprising saturated fatty acids it can withstand very high temperatures.While preparing recipes that require extreme high temperatures it is better to choose coconut oil.

Cooking-with-coconut-oil

Cooking-with-coconut-oil

Fact 9:

sugar cravings can be stopped by the usage of coconut oil.With the proper fats and protein content we can get proper energy this can happen with the use of coconut oil.

Coconut oil benifits

Coconut oil benifits

Fact 10:

This coconut oil is used for making delicious dishes and deserts.As it can withstand very high temperatures deep fries can be done using coconut oil.By using this we can prepare nutritious and healthy food items which has high protein and less fat content.

Cook using coconut oil with vibrant taste

Cook using coconut oil with vibrant taste