Coconut oil contains “healthy fats” that can impact your health particularly heart, brain, skin, hair and metabolism. Also, it is a healthier and more efficient cooking alternative to olive oil, butter or margarine.

Here are health benefits of coconut oil:

  1. Contains “healthy fats” – saturated fats called medium chain triglycerides (MCTs) which can provide your body and brain with quick energy
  2. Kills harmful microorganisms so anti-bacterial – Contains lauric acid which kill harmful pathogens — bacteria, viruses and fungi such as candida
  3. Raises good HDL cholesterol and improves heart health
  4. Boosts metabolism – Medium chain triglycerides (MCTs) in coconut oil can increase calories burned
  5. Improves skin & hair health – Moisturizes hair and skin and blocks sun’s ultraviolet rays
  6. Improves dental health & beat bad breath – Oil pulling involves using coconut oil as a mouth wash which can improve gum health and kill bacteria in your mouth
  7. It is delicious!