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10 Proven Health Benefits Of Coconut Oil

Coconut oil has proven beneficial in recent years as studies suggest its wide range of uses as it contains a good combination of fatty acids in it which may have positive effects on your health, such as boosting fat loss, heart health, and brain function making it to be sold as a superfood.

-Breast cancer. Researches shows that taking coconut oil by mouth during chemotherapy might improve quality of life in some women with advanced breast cancer.

-Using Coconut oil on skin has been shown to limit atopic dermatitis (eczema). 

-Coconut Oil also helps improve hair growth due to its hydration properties.

-Tooth plaque. Early research shows that pulling coconut oil through the teeth might prevent plaque build up. But it doesn't seem to benefit all teeth surfaces.

-Increases good cholesterol in the body as there are two types of cholesterol: high-density lipoprotein (HDL), or good cholesterol, and low-density lipoprotein (LDL), or bad cholesterol. HDL appears to help reduce levels of LDL, and high levels of HDL may help boost cardiovascular health.

-Diarrhea. studies in children found that incorporating coconut oil into the diet can reduce the length of diarrhea.

-Coconut oil may encourage fat burning as obesity is one of the biggest health conditions, Different foods affect your body and hormones in different ways but the triglycerides in coconut oil can increase the number of calories your body burns compared with longer-chain fatty acids.

-Scaly, itchy skin (psoriasis). Applying coconut oil to the skin before light therapy for psoriasis improves the effects of light therapy.

-Coconut oil may have antimicrobial properties as these substances help kill the bacteria Staphylococcus aureus, which causes staph infections, and the yeast Candida albicans, a common source of yeast infections in humans so may be used as a component in mouth wash through a process called oil pulling which benefits oral hygiene. 

-Coconut Oil has been seen to slow the progression of Alzheimer disease and Crohn diseases which is a bowel inflammatory disease.

Content created and supplied by: DrEnimofe (via Opera News )

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