Coconut oil consists over ninety percent of saturated fats . . . Panic!!!
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Lauric acid is a form of saturated fatty acid, and it's naturally in coconuts
Lauric acid or dodecanoic acid, is the main acid in coconut 0il and palm oil, and is believed to have antimicrobial properties
Approximately 42% to 57% of the fatty acids in coconut fat are lauric acid
The lauric acid and monoglycerides in mother's breast milk is full of important nutrients, which protects new born babies from various infections and diseases
Lauric acid and monoglycerides in coconut 0il help support the adult immune system
Lauric acid are found in human milk (5.8% of total fat), cows milk (2.2%), and goat milk (4.5%)
Lauric acid in the body is converted into monolaurin, a monoglyceride compound which exhibits antiviral, antimicrobial, antiprotozoal and antifungal properties
It acts by disrupting the lipid membranes in organisms like fungus, bacteria and viruses, and destroyed them
Coconut 0il is one of the best natural nutrition for hair
Promotes healthy growth of hair by providing them a shiny complexion
Massage coconut 0il into your hair, it moisturize dry scalp, ensures that it's free of dandruff, lice, and lice eggs
Coconut 0il is an excellent conditioner, nourishing damaged hair and promotes the re-growth of damaged hair
Coconut 0il is a safe solution for preventing dryness and flaking of skin
Delays wrinkles and sagging skin
Coconut oil is healthy oil in treating various skin problems including psoriasis, dermatitis, eczema and other skin infections
Coconut Oil with 50% lauric acid, helps in preventing heart problems including high cholesterol levels and high blood pressure
Coconut 0il reduces the incidence of injury in arteries and helps in preventing atherosclerosis
Medium-chain fatty acids found in Coconut 0il increases the body metabolism by removing stress on pancreases, thereby burning more calories and promoting weight loss
It helps in healthy functioning of the thyroid and enzymes systems
Coconut 0il improves digestive system and prevents various stomach and digestion related problems including chronic bowel disorder
The saturated fats present in coconut oil have anti microbial properties and help in dealing with various bacteria, fungi, parasites, etc., that cause indigestion.
Promotes absorption of other nutrients such as vitamins, minerals and amino acids
The presence of medium chain triglycerides and fatty acids helps in preventing liver diseases
Fatty acids are immediately converted into energy, reducing work load on the liver and prevents accumulation of fat
Coconut 0il reduce risk of kidney and gall bladder diseases.
It also helps in dissolving kidney stones
Coconut 0il helps in controlling blood sugar, and improves the secretion of insulin, preventing diabetes
Coconut 0il improves the ability of our body to absorb important minerals like calcium and magnesium, necessary for development of bones
It is very useful for women between the ages of 45 to 60, who are prone to osteoporosis
Coconut 0il provides an immediate source of energy and endurance
Coconut 0il is composed of medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs), which are less likely to be stored in the body as fat
Dr. Mary Enig, a nutritionist/biochemist and one of the world's leading authorities on fats and oils, goes on to say,
"Approximately 50 percent of the fatty acids in coconut fat are lauric acid. Lauric acid is a medium chain fatty acid, which has the additional beneficial function of being formed into monolaurin in the human or animal body. Monolaurin is the antiviral, antibacterial, and antiprotozoal monoglyceride used by the human or animal to destroy lipid coated viruses such as HIV, herpes, cytomegalovirus, influenza, various pathogenic bacteria including listeria monocytogenes and heliobacter pylori, and protozoa such as giardia lamblia. Some studies have also shown some antimicrobial effects of the free lauric acid."
Coconut 0il is structurally, pharmaceutically and behaviorally different to any other natural oil or fat. Is good and can be part of a healthful diet
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