Benefits of coconut oil

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From Marcus Samuelsson

Coconut oil is lower in calories than most fats and has a richer taste than butter. Need more reasons to incorporate this power food into your diet? Check out these incredible health benefits:
● Fat is essential for the digestion and absorption of vitamins A, D, E & K
● Helps with the absorption of calcium and magnesium
● Regulates and supports healthy hormone production and function
● Metabolism booster that strengthens thyroid function, promoting weight loss and the release of toxins
● Protects the digestive system against viruses, yeast, parasites and pathogens
● Heals bacterial conditions including bladder infections, pneumonia, ear and throat infections, urinary tract infections, meningitis, gonorrhea, cavities and food poisoning
● Battles yeast conditions including Candida, ring worm, athletes foots, thrush, jock itch, vaginal yeast and diaper rash
● Wards off parasites including lice and tapeworms
● Kills virus including mononucleosis, influenza, hepatitis C, measles, herpes and AIDS
● Supports, relieves and reduced risks associated with diabetes by regulating blood sugar and lessening hypoglycemia
● Heals and prevents heart disease, high blood pressure, atherosclerosis, stoke, osteoporosis, pancreatitis, gallbladder, liver disease, kidney disease,  crohn’s, stomach ulcers, cystic fibrosis, cronic fatigue, epileptic seizures, hemorrhoids, inflammation, breast and colon cancer, periodontal disease, premature aging and many degenerative diseases
● Promotes loss of excess weight, strong bones and teeth
It’s not just for cooking either:
One of the best face and body moisturizers on the planet! Just a little bit goes a long way in taking years off. Don’t be surprised when people ask you if you found the fountain of youth!
● Treats psoriasis, eczema, dermatitis, dry & flakey skin, dandruff, skin/wound infections, protects against wrinkles, heals scars (even old ones), sagging skin, age spots and is a great exfoliant
● Great for your hair! Add a few tablespoons and wash out after 10 minutes. For a deeper conditioning leave the oil in overnight and wash out in the morning. Surprisingly, your hair will NOT be greasy, just shiny and healthy!

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