Coconut oil is the hottest oil on the market for the health conscious consumer – and for very good reasons.

Not only is coconut oil delicious, its health benefits are profound, and each day they are becoming more widely recognized. Coconut oil been found to be a natural antibacterial, anti-fungal, and antiviral agent. The medium chain fatty acids in coconut oil are powerhouses; they’ve been found to be effective against disease of all sorts, including the all too common heart disease and cancer.

Coconut oil has unique properties that actually speed up the metabolism to make it easier for those with excess weight – to lose that weight. Coconut oil is also detoxifying, and can help you cleanse your body, simply by enjoying it regularly.Coconut oil is simple to add to most any meal. Coconut oil can actually replace most oils used in cooking, and it’s a delicious butter substitute on breads, popcorn, rice, or pasta.

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Coconut oil once had a bad reputation as an unhealthy saturated fat, but research regularly proves that wrong. The medium chain fatty acids in coconut were confused with the truly bad long chain fatty acids in animal products, and that is where the confusion arose. As more and more naturally oriented health experts espouse the tremendous benefits of coconut oil, the correct information is finally reaching the public.

Besides being delicious in many meals, coconut oil is also a very effective skin moisturizer. Coconut oil is highly moisturizing and can repair the skin – it’s even known to prevent premature aging and wrinkling, all without any unnatural chemicals. And although it’s light and easily absorbed, coconut oil also forms a protective barrier on the skin which serves to keep harmful bacteria out of your body.  

Knowing this, don’t you think coconut oil is good addition to your family’s daily diet? You’d be surprised at what a couple of tablespoons a day can do. You might even be encouraged to use the oil on your skin daily too for an added measure of protection in our disease ridden world.

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