Coconut oil is one of the most underrated food supplements in your kitchen. Most people believe that the oil can be used moderately in order to add flavor to a dish or as a supplement to certain beauty products. Coconut oil is also looked down upon for its high saturated fat content, something we’ll discuss later, but as it turns out there are so many positive uses for the oil. Listed below are 9 STAGGERING ways that coconut oil can dramatically improve your standard of living by increasing your beauty standards, your health standards, and your overall diet.
Coconut Oil can lead to weight loss
Coconut oil has been pretty controversial in its application thanks to the prevailing myth that all saturated fats are bad for you. In fact, that isn’t quite the case with coconut oil. Coconut oil contains a special type of saturated fat called MCT or medium chain triglycerides. Obesity is one of the biggest health issues in the world and any way that can help people fight against it is a good way. MCT’s are easily digested and sent straight to your liver, which causes your body to consume them and expend their energy almost immediately. This increase in energy leads to expended calories which produces weight loss and a trimmer waist. As it turns out, a calorie is not simply a calorie. A study once found that consuming 15 to 30 grams of MCTs per day will help burn about 120 extra calories. Not bad at all, is it?