Did the AHA Bring the Hammer Down on Coconut?
By Kevin DiDonato MS, CES--Level 1 Certified Precision Nutrition and Certified Personal Trainer
I must admit something to you
…I feel cheated! You see, I was told to stay away from this ONE oil because it would raise my risk for heart disease.
But, like a true skeptic, I didn’t listen to the warning and instead included this oil as a regular part of my diet.
And, to be honest, I am slimmer…
…have a much better complexion (the ladies in my life have younger more radiant looking skin)
…and my cholesterol numbers couldn’t be better!
What’s my secret?
The Benefits of Coconut Oil and Milk
Yes, the answer is coconut oil – or milk! But you’re probably thinking to yourself, “Doesn’t it have too much FAT?”
Well, the answer to that is YES! It does contain a fair amount of fat in the form of saturated fats.
But, this is what makes it so great for you! It’s what makes this oil as good as breast milk!
Let me explain…
You see, breast milk – also known as Mother’s Milk – contains a fair amount of lauric acid, which is a fat that helps the cells in your body function that much better.
And as you know, breast milk is full of antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, and FATS that your body needs in order to grow and nurture a stronger immune system, and maintain healthy development.
Well, coconut milk or oil – like breast milk - contains a healthy dose of lauric acid, which is great for all the cells in your body.
But, that’s not all…
Those same fats may lead to you burning extra fat and satisfying your appetite better than all the other fats around!
That’s right, the exact fats that everyone says is unhealthy for you, may speed up your metabolism and help you feel more satisfied after your meal.
You see, lauric acid is a medium-chain triglyceride that your body pretty much uses right away or converts into something else.
Now, due to the different breakdown method of lauric acid, these fats may have a beneficial effect on your overall metabolism.
Simply put, these fats may speed up your metabolism!
Plus, the medium-chain fatty acids may boost your satisfaction after a meal – causing you to eat less.
This could lead to extra weight loss simply because you’re not eating any more calories at your meals or snacks!
Nature’s Best Kept Secret
Nature has a way of making fruits, vegetables, and other foods that are just so darn good for your health.
And coconuts are no different!
Full of medium-chain triglycerides, vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients, coconut oil and milk should be a part of your everyday nutrition plan.
These healthy fats may not only speed up your metabolism, but they may leave you feeling fuller after your meal or snack.
So for your health – and fat loss – choose your oils very wisely!
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