Coconut oil is one of the healthiest oils used in diet and nutrition. It is a vegetable oil extracted from the kernel or meat of coconuts so that all the oil nutrients are maintained.
The oil is white or pale yellow in color and has the specific pleasant smell of a coconut. The coconut oil contains a healthy form of saturated fats suggesting that its consumption boosts metabolism. It helps the body burn more fats by giving it more energy and greater endurance. All this results in loss of extra kilograms and maintaining healthy, balanced weight. 50% of the saturated fats in the coconut oil is, in fact, lauric acid, a dominant fat acid in breast milk.
It has a powerful and visible effect on hair, face and skin.
The coconut oil can make for an efficient cream for all skin type, including dry and damaged skin. It slows down the wrinkle process and skin aging as well as premature aging, and it is also helpful in treating various skin diseases (psoriasis, dermatitis, eczema).
The coconut oil is one of the best natural hair nutrients. It boots its healthy growth, and it regenerates dried and damaged hair, thus, providing bigger protection and giving it great shine.
USE IN NUTRITION:
It can be consumed on its own, 1 tablespoon once to twice a day or as a supplement in various meals (desserts, creams, salads, fillings).