Showing posts with label Coconut Water. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Coconut Water. Show all posts

Infographic: Benefits of Coconut Oil

Open any health or beauty magazine or webpage today and you are almost sure to find an article praising coconut oil for its many benefits.  Indeed, coconut oil appears to have a wide range of both internal and external applications.

According to an article written by Pina LoGiudice ND, LAc, Siobhan Bleakney, ND, and Peter Bongiorno ND, LAc Co-Medical Directors of Inner Source Health in New York  and  published on,  intake of coconut oil can:

❤ help our bodies mount resistance to both viruses and bacteria

❤ help fight off yeast, fungus and candida

❤ positively affect our hormones for thyroid and blood-sugar control

❤ boost metabolism, energy and endurance

❤ increase digestion and aid in absorption of fat-soluble vitamins

❤ help improve cholesterol ratio levels

❤ have a positive antioxidant action in the body

❤ help keep weight balanced

This infographic entitled "Benefits of Coconut Oil" illustrates some of these and other health and beauty benefits attributed to the use of coconut oil and gives a recommended daily intake amount based on an individual's weight.

It should be noted that pure virgin coconut oil contains saturated fat.  Consumption of saturated fat is associated with weight gain, obesity, diabetes, coronary heart disease and other medical conditions.  For this reason, coconut oil has received negative reviews from some healthcare professionals.

For more information about the saturated fat in coconut oil, read:  Coconut Oil and Heart Disease and other related articles at Coconut Research Center

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Infographic Source:  Natural News

Infographic: Amazing Benefits of Coconut Water

Recently, we have been hearing and learning about the many health and healing benefits of coconut oil.  What about coconut water?

Coconut water has anti-oxidant properties and is anti-bacterial, anti-viral and anti-inflammatory.  It is rich in vitamins, minerals and other nutrients, particularly potassium, calcium and chloride.  It is naturally low in calories, fat and dietary cholesterol, making it an excellent choice for individuals on a weight loss diet.

As this infographic points out, coconut water is although thought to:

✔ Boost energy
✔ Aid digestion
✔ Promote cardiovascular health
✔ Fight viruses
✔ Prevent diabetes
✔ Revitalize cells
✔ Accelerate metabolism
✔ Promote weight loss

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