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Health benefits of coconut oil we should be aware of

Published on Mar 01, 2024 05:58 PM IST
  • From saving the skin from UV rays to boosting brain health, here are a few benefits of coconut oil.
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Coconut is one of the fruits which has complete functionality. From the husk to the oil obtained from it, coconut can be completely used in making a variety of things. From dishes to coir mats, coconut is one of the most useful fruits. Coconut oil is an extremely healthy oil obtained from coconut. Consuming coconut oil has multiple benefits. Here are some of the benefits.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Mar 01, 2024 05:58 PM IST

Coconut is one of the fruits which has complete functionality. From the husk to the oil obtained from it, coconut can be completely used in making a variety of things. From dishes to coir mats, coconut is one of the most useful fruits. Coconut oil is an extremely healthy oil obtained from coconut. Consuming coconut oil has multiple benefits. Here are some of the benefits.(Unsplash)

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Coconut oil is believed to be rich in medium-chain triglycerides, which can promote weight loss by burning body fat. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Coconut oil is believed to be rich in medium-chain triglycerides, which can promote weight loss by burning body fat. (Unsplash)

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Coconut oil blocks about 20 percent of the sun's ultraviolet rays – when applied on skin, it can protect the skin. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Coconut oil blocks about 20 percent of the sun's ultraviolet rays – when applied on skin, it can protect the skin. (Unsplash)

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Coconut oil is a rich source of high saturated fat content, making it one of the best fats for high-heat cooking, including frying. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Coconut oil is a rich source of high saturated fat content, making it one of the best fats for high-heat cooking, including frying. (Unsplash)

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Streptococcus mutans is the bacteria responsible for causing dental plaque and gum disease. Coconut oil helps in fighting such bacteria and improving dental health. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Streptococcus mutans is the bacteria responsible for causing dental plaque and gum disease. Coconut oil helps in fighting such bacteria and improving dental health. (Unsplash)

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The medium-chain triglycerides present in coconut oil cis broken down by the liver into Ketones – an active energy source for the brain. This can help in boosting brain function. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Mar 01, 2024 05:58 PM IST

The medium-chain triglycerides present in coconut oil cis broken down by the liver into Ketones – an active energy source for the brain. This can help in boosting brain function. (Unsplash)

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