Did you know that coconut oil is a good fat, and can actually aid you in managing or losing weight? It is! According to Eat Fat, Lose Fat by Dr. Mary Enig, coconut oil is beneficial in the following ways; it enhances the immune system, is excellent for your skin, is shown to produce lower rates of heart disease and cancer in countries where coconut oil is an important part of the diet, helps the body fight infections of all kinds, and when you eat coconut oil and other healthy fats, your body produces a hormone that signals that you are full or satiated.
A while back, I wrote an "Ode to Coconut Oil." I had discovered many of the health benefits of this oil and suggested some ways I was enjoying it. Well, I’ve discovered some more! Did you know coconut oil assists thyroid function? And, it's great for boosting metabolism? It is. So, I’ve been looking for more ways to enjoy consuming coconut oil, and here are a few: