Coconut – The Many Health Benefits

By Deline Tan

Coconut – the ideal drinks for a thirst quencher, as the coconut water is really refreshing and natural, and you can also enjoy the white meat after emptying the coconut water. Coconut is known, in the latest nutritional research, to have been found to be the most important saturated fats after all other fats. It contains healthy fats, as it helps prevent heart disease and strengthens the HDL of the good cholesterol. It has been found in the latest research, that coconut oil is the best among all other fats nutrients that can help the body in so many aspects, including preventing and healing of bodily ailments.

It is known to protect arteries from injury caused by atherosclerosis. It can also help prevent periodontal disease and tooth decay, as well as help protect body from harmful free radicals that promote premature aging and degenerative disease. This tall and slender tree, with many round shaped coconut packed at the top of the coconut tree, belongs to the Arecacene (Palm) family tree, and is highly nutritious and rich in fibre, vitamins and minerals. It functions as a protective antioxidant, which the rich oil can also protect kidney disease and bladder infection, and dissolve kidney stones.

The liver is the most important organ in the body, as it receives food and secretes enzymes to send the digested food to the body, and regular consumption of coconut can help prevent liver disease. Compared to all other oils, coconut oil is lower in calories, and helps support thyroid function. It is ideal for obese people as it helps overcome overweight problem.

If you’re looking for healthy shampoo, know that shampoo made from coconut oil can promote healthy looking hair as well as producing good complexion. It also helps prevent dandruff. For older people, regular consumption of coconut can prevent wrinkles, sagging skin, as well as age spots. If you are an outdoor person, coconut can help provide protection from the damaging effects of ultraviolet radiation from the sun.

If you are one that enjoys cooking, know that coconut oil is one of the best oils, above olive and canola oil, as it does not form harmful by products when heated. It is a remarkable food and is known to have made many forms of medicines. Coconut is a medium-chain-fatty-acids, which possesses potent antibacterial, anti-fungal, and anti-viral activity. Taking 2 to 4 tablespoons of coconut oil daily with meals can help rid your body of chronic infection.

Coconut is also known to have helped prevent osteoporosis, and thus helps to improve nutrient absorption of minerals, such as calcium and magnesium, thus aids in preventing osteoporosis. It also increases the absorption of B Vitamins and the fat-soluble Vitamins A, D, E, K, and beta-carotene, as well as some amino acids. It also treats malnutrition.

Coconut also reduces blood clots and helps fight uncontrolled free-radicals affecting cells, and has higher antioxidant reserves in cells. It also aids those with diabetes by balancing the blood sugar levels and improves insulin secretion and insulin sensitivity, reversing the underlying cause of diabetes.

Coconut has also a very potent anti-cancer property, as the additional coconut oil helps to regulate the carcinogenic effects of the char cooked food like roasted or barbeque foods, and reduces the induced cancer chemicals in these foods. The coconut oil also can help reverse toxic chemicals found in the intestines, colon, kidney and the pancreas, and thoroughly wiped away the harmful effects of the chemicals produced in these organs.

Indeed coconut has so many useful effects in treating the problems and diseases of the body, and we should try to drink coconut juice and eat its meat at least once a week. If you keep at it, you will find that the many symptoms that you faced in your health issues will slowly diminished away. You will find that you are healthier and more robust with exhilarating energy to face your work week with more confidence and poise. You will find that you will be the most cheerful person in your office all week, and you wonder why all your colleagues are so sluggish and weak.

Drink coconut juice and eat the white meat – it’s guaranteed to good health.


2 responses »

    • Thanks Aunty Eileen for your comment. Hope you’ll find all the articles interesting and informative. The Lord bless and keep you in His tender care. Love – Deline

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