Have you ever given it a thought that what the purpose of the idly sitting bottle of coconut oil in your kitchen can really do? Well, apart from a few make up tricks and adding flavors to some of your homemade food, I bet you don’t know much of its usage can be implemented to overall improve your life. But you would be surprised to know how many ways it can help you in your day to day life. You probably have heard of its highly saturated fat content and hated that thing from that very moment, but is your hatred justified? Is coconut oil that bad or useless at all? Today I’m going to take you to a journey where you would learn 9 amazing ways how coconut oil can improve your life. Ride on!
The coconut oil contains a substance called MCT (medium chain triglycerides) that are digested very well and your liver helps to expend the energy gained from MCT almost instantly and these expended calories causes weight loss and a slim waistline. Never thought that, huh?
2-Fight Against Infection:
Coconut oil contains substance like la-uric acid and monolaurin. When digested, these two substances help to kill the potentially harmful bacteria and germs in your system and helps to reduce the chance of a fatal infection.
Coconut oil has improved insulin sensitivity rather than the other cooking oils you use daily. Studies have shown that those who are suffering from type 2 diabetes can actually be benefited from coconut oil as it contains MCT and there MCTs are helpful in controlling diabetes. Even if you are not suffering from it, using it regularly in your diet would help you in preventing diabetes in the future.
4-Shining Your Hair:
Coconut oil can be used to shine your hair. Just heat up some coconut oil, apply it after shampooing and message well on to your scalp. It would give your hair a new life and a new look as well. In fact, it is very popular as a hair oil in south east Asia.