Go Nuts for Coconut Oil

If you’re going to choose just one product to add to your health arsenal, coconut oil may be your best bet. Coconut’s chemical compounds make this natural ingredient a powerful tool to solve a whole handful of health issues, including aging, weight balance and infection. Full of antioxidants, this healthy fat is an Oz-approved essential for a healthier you.

Lower Your Cholesterol


Coconut oil has a saturated fat called lauric acid, which can increase the good HDL cholesterol in the blood and improve cholesterol ratio levels. Coconut oil lowers cholesterol by promoting its conversion to pregnenolone, a molecule that is a precursor to many of the hormones our bodies need. Coconut can also help restore normal thyroid function, which can contribute to healthier cholesterol.

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