5 Things They NEVER Told You About Coconut Oil – Saturday Strategy

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By now I’m sure you have noticed the increase in popularity of coconut products. You have likely jumped on the bandwagon, but I know there are still some people out there who are questioning the hype.

Well, I’m here to tell you that the rumors are TRUE: Coconut products – and specifically coconut oil – is a GOLD MINE when it comes to health and wellness!

5 Reasons Why YOU Should Include Coconut In Your Daily Life

  1. Coconut products are anti-aging.
  2. They contain healthy saturated fats and medium chain triglycerides (MCT) that help reduce cholesterol and support heart and brain health.
  3. The healthy fats found in coconut oil also support weight loss by how they keep you fuller longer and help stabilize blood sugar levels.
  4. Coconut oil also has anti-bacterial, antiviral and antifungal properties.
  5. Coconut products are amazing for your skin and hair, delivering moisture and hydration.

What Are The BEST Ways To Use Coconut Oil?

For Skincare And Beauty:

  • Use on skin and lips as moisturizer.
  • On eyes as eye makeup remover.
  • In your hair to restore its shine or manage those little frizzies.
  • Use on cuts, scrapes, wounds and rashes to help fight infection and expedite recovery.
  • Use as a light and natural layer of protection from the sun (equivalent to SPF 4-8).
  • Blend with essential oils and baking soda for a natural deodorant.

In The Kitchen:

  • Replace olive oil and vegetable seed oils for higher-heat cooking with coconut oil, which is more stable at hotter temperatures.
  • Add a tablespoon into your morning coffee, smoothie or organifi green juice for a healthy fat boost in the morning. Use in baking.
  • Mix with turmeric for a 10 minute oil pulling session to extract toxins from your body.
  • AND… you can use it as a natural lubricant!

The question you should be asking yourself now instead of WHY is WHEN! Go grab some organic coconut oil from your local health food store TODAY and start reaping the benefits. If you are not yet convinced: Download 99 Ways To Use Coconut Oil.

Also, try out this seemingly simple, yet amazing recipe if you want to dominate your morning:

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Green Juice With Coconut Oil
 
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  1. Put all ingredients together in a glass, mix together and drink up!
  2. *Option to blend and enjoy for a creamier version!
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Image source: http://kblog.lunchboxbunch.com/2012/03/salute-to-green-smoothies.html

Thanks for stopping by! I’d love to hear from you! How do you use coconut oil? Comment below!

Wishing you all health and happiness today and always.

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Shanna Mota

Shanna Mota is a Holistic Nutritionist and Certified Yoga Teacher and the founder of Live Love Detox. She works on healing the body from the inside out. Most people do not realize how amazing their bodies are designed to feel and it is her goal to help you experience this using nutrition and yoga as the foundation.

Shanna focuses on group detox programs, educating her clients on how to nourish their bodies with nutrient dense foods, meal preparation techniques, simple healthy recipes and positive mindset exercises, for a full mind and body cleanse.

She is excited to contribute her expertise and knowledge to the Fitlife movement and inspire healthy change to the community.
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