Friday, June 10, 2016

Lose Weight with Coconut Oil

Among the many benefits of coconut oil is that it helps with weight loss, says Jennifer Lea Reynolds
It’s estimated that over one-third of United States adults are obese, an often preventable issue that’s linked to some serious health problems such as diabetes, heart disease, cancer and stroke. Many of these adults — maybe even you — are attempting to lose their excess weight; even those who fall into the “overweight” category or have a mere 5 pounds to lose are no stranger to trying to shed pounds.

Enter coconut oil. Sure, it’s been the center of debate; some argue that it increases the “bad” (LDL) cholesterol levels, while others maintain that it doesn’t cause these levels to spike at all. From much of the information that exists, more seems to favor the latter point. In fact, coconut oil is comprised of approximately 50% lauric acid, something that helps prevent heart problems, high cholesterol and hypertension — all things that can be experienced especially when you’re carrying excess weight.

Furthermore, the oil has been found to help people lose weight. Read more

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