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Benefits of Virgin Coconut Oil



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Many people claim that virgin coconut oil is the healthiest oil on earth. Many studies have shown that this oil has anti-microbial and anti-viral properties. Today it is being used to treat people who suffer from AIDS. Virgin coconut oil is used for preventing heart disease and stroke. It has antibacterial and antifungal properties as well. Many herbalist often prescribe it to strengthen the immune system and improve digestion. Virgin coconut oil has been used for thousands of years in many regions of the world like Asia and the Pacific. It is highly recommended in Ayurvedic medicine of India. This oil is also used to promote weight loss.

Virgin coconut oil has quite a few more health benefits and they include increasing energy and promoting healthy thyroid function. This oil is extremely rich in fatty acids like lauric acid. This is what boosts the metabolism. Coconut oil has been found that it is easier to digest than other fats. It is considered to be nature's richest source of fatty acids.

You can get a natural source of virgin coconut oil by adding coconut cream, flakes, or coconut milk to your diet. It will help you from getting ill because it can fight against bacterial infections. Some infections that virgin coconut oil is known to fight are strep throat, herpes and candida fungal infections. You should ask your doctor about adding organic coconut oil to your diet. You will begin to see a new healthier you. It will also help promote healthy thyroid function and increase metaboliosm.

Harvested pure virgin coconut oil is extracted from fresh coconut flesh. It is 100% pure and natural. That is what makes it so special like a true gift from nature. You can easily order this oil from many online health stores and it can be purchased at most health food stores. It is really inexpensive.

Many people use coconut oil to keep their kids healthy. In many tropical places on earth, this oil is still popularly used today. Studies have shown that many native diets that use a high amount of coconut oil, the people are in better health and don't suffer from much of the modern diseases of western nations. Coconut oil is the healthiest oil in the world and can be used much like other oils and fats and it even tastes better.  

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