Health Tip #3: Coconut Oil
Skip that first morning cup of coffee! The triglycerides in coconut oil are a fast-acting energy source that your body can use more quickly than coffee. On top of that here are 5 more reasons why you should be adding coconut oil to your must-have list.
1) The medium chain triglycerides in coconut oil have been shown to increase calories burned over 24 hours by as much as 5%, potentially leading to significant weight loss over the long term.
2) Coconut oil can kill harmful pathogens potentially preventing infections by the fatty acids and breakdown products found in coconut oil.
3) Also the fatty acids in coconut oil has been found reduce appetite so another way to loose weight over the long term,
4) It can improve blood cholesterol levels and
5) It can also protect your hair against damage, moisturize skin and act as a natural sunscreen.