Originally Published on: Aug 7, 2017 – 00:56 by A-G @ soultranslations.com

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What Is It?

    • Also known as copra oil
    • Many consider it to be a superfood
    • edible oil
    • high saturated fat content
  • slow to oxidize
  • resistant to rancidification (become rancid)

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Healing Properties/Health Benefits

Coconut oil can have significant effects on your wellbeing (fatty acids in coconut oil lend)

  • supports proper thyroid function
  • helps fight diabetes
  • stimulates body’s metabolism–> generates energy–> helps shed excess body fat==> may help with weight loss
  • high in saturated fats (raise the HDL (good) cholesterol and transform the LDL)
  • aids in digestion
  • keeps candida yeast from wreaking havoc on the body
  • Gives your immune system a boost
  • may help prevent colds/flus
  • may alleviate hepatitis C, herpes and the Epstein-barr virus
  • destroys pathogens (fungi, bacteria and viruses)
  • helps to improve brain function
  • lower rates of the strokes, heart disease and brain diseases
  • may be helpful for treating epilepsy
  • may help prevent Alzheimer’s disease
  • helps to maintain healthy and youthful looking skin
  • effective skin softener
  • promotes good oral health
  • effective toothpaste
  • hair conditioner
  • deodorant
  • lice-killer
  • insect repellent
  • topical beauty applications
  • first-aid treatment




Unprocessed (naturally occurring) Saturated Fats
  • important part of a healthy diet
  • should be regularly consumed
  • crucial for good health
  • coconut oil-one of the best sources of saturated fat (90 % of its fat is saturated)
Foods High In Medium-Chain Triglycerides
  • great benefits to the body
  • easily digested
  •  health benefits
  • stimulate body’s metabolism–>significant weight loss
  • coconut oil– medium-chain fatty acids or triglycerides (MCTs) amount to about two-thirds its total fatty acids.
  • nature’s richest source of healthy MCFAs
Lauric Acid
  • unique health-promoting properties
  • converted by the body into an agent that has antiviral, antibacterial, and antiprotozoal properties
  • coconut oil– contains the most lauric acid of any substance on Earth 
Capric Acid
  • antimicrobial benefits
  • help protect from infections
  • coconut oil-rich in capric acid 
Other Benefits Of Coconut Oil
  • reduces your appetite
  • superior in enhancing nutrient absorption


Availability and How To Grow

  • extracted from the kernel or meat of mature coconuts harvested from the coconut palm (Cocos nucifera)
  • lasts up to six months at 24 °C (75 °F) without spoiling




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