Coconut has many uses and is a very potent essential fruit. This fruit comes in many forms including
coconut milk, coconut water, coconut oil, and coconut flour. Not only that, it is used as a cosmetic
product in the form of coconut oil. The health benefits include:
1. Coconut can help grow and rejuvenate hair:
Protein loss in hair leads to dryness growth problems and breakage and according to a study
published by the journal of Cosmetic Science coconut oil is the ONLY oil that reduces protein
loss in hair. So, use it in your hair from time to time to help it grow and rejuvenate.
2. Coconut oil can help you burn more fat:
Consuming 15-30 grams of MCTs found in coconut oil increases the average person’s energy
expenditure by 5% burning around 120 extra calories per day. And while it may seem a little
counterintuitive coconut oil is a fat that can help you burn, well…FAT!
3. Helps to improve memory and brain functions:
Studies have found that medium-chain fatty acids like the ones found in coconut oil improve
memory. This is because they are easily absorbed into the body and fuel brain cells more
4. Improves skin health:
Coconut oil improves the moisture and lipid content of the skin keeping it healthy. Whether
you’re eating it or rubbing it on your body you will see an improvement in your skin health over
5. Natural appetite suppressant:
According to studies, coconut oil has an appetite-reducing effect causing people to eat 250
fewer calories per day. By consuming coconut oil, you will naturally eat a little less.