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How Coconut Oil Will Help to Maintain Your Weight

Various diets are done by many people to lose weight or to maintain their weight. Yes, it is not easy to get the ideal weight. However, drinking coconut oil may be one of the easiest ways you can do to lose weight.

Healthy Oil in CoconutPeople control their diet to either improve their health or cutting weight. Obesity is infamous for causing fatal diseases, such as heart attack, stroke, and Alzheimer. And eating inorganic foods also exposes our body to harmful chemicals. There is nowhere safe these days. Microplastic has reached even the deepest ocean. Chemical pesticides and artificial fertilizers have tainted the crops. And not to mention the GMOs (Genetically Modified Organisms).

The harmful effects may not appear immediately after consumption. But if you keep consuming a preservative chemical for years, as an example, your risks of growing cancerous cells will drastically increase. Sodium Nitrate and Nitrite are two preservatives widely used in food industry, especially canned foods. But do not worry. Nature still provides its panacea.

Here, we learn how adding coconut oil to our diet can help us to lose weight. How does it work?

What is in the oil?

When we want to lose weight, we often demonize fats. But the truth is, not all fats are harmful to our body, and coconut oil has this good fat. Saturated fat, or also known as lauric acid. Our body stores fats as reserved energy. And lauric acid is good for weight loss because our body turns the substance into energy pretty quickly. Unsaturated fats, on the other hands, are supposed to be our energy reserve, but to use them, the body needs to work very hard. As a result, unsaturated fats are only stored as excess fats on our belly. They are the ones that cover our six pack abs.… Read the rest

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