Hormone Balancer – The healthy fats in coconut oil support the thyroid and adrenal glands which can lower cortisol to naturally balance hormones.
Coconut oils helps to suppress inflammation, while supporting healthy metabolism, two things that are essential for balanced hormones.
The lauric acid and other compounds support the thyroid and adrenal glands. This helps to lower cortisol, and naturally balance the hormones.
Various fractions of coconut oil are coming into use as "drugs," meaning that they are advertised as treatments for diseases.
Butyric acid is used to treat cancer, lauric and myristic acids to treat virus infections, and mixtures of medium-chain fats are sold for weight loss.
Fat Burning Supplement – The MCT’s found in coconut oil have been proven to support weight loss and help your body burn fat for energy.
Sounds odd right? Adding fat to your diet to burn fat? But the truth is not all fats are created equal.
Add a tablespoon a day to reap the benefits of these fatty acids that may help to reduce abdominal fat.
According to a study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, consumption of MCT oil leads to a greater rate of weight and fat mass loss than olive oil.
Fight Heart Disease – After decades of coconut oil being vilified due to its saturated fat content, new research is now proving that medium-chain fatty acids and coconut oil are beneficial to heart health and help lower high blood pressure.
Cancer Protection and Defense – Coconut oil and medium-chain triglycerides have been shown to provide a “potent antitumor effect and maintenance of a normal immune system” supporting the belief that coconut oil can help protect from certain types of cancers.
Coconut oil has been known to clear up and heal urinary (UTI) and kidney infections.
The MCFA’s in the oil work as a natural antibiotic by disrupting the lipid coating on bacteria and killing them.
Also there is a study showing that coconut oil directly protected the liver from damage. (3)
Coconut water also helps hydrate and support the healing process.
Doctors have even injected the coconut water to clear up kidney stones.
Coconut is a super powerful food!