10 facts about coconut oil

We’re always on the lookout for uses for our favourite miracle product, coconut oil. We found an article on Body + Soul giving us 10 facts about the oil.

  1. Coconut oil has Medium Chain Fatty Acids (or MFCA’s). This kind of fat is converted to energy, not stored as fat.
  2. It can help reduce abdominal obesity.
  3. It can ease digestion.
  4. It can help manage Type 2 Diabetes
  5. Helps to support the immune system
  6. Gives your immune system a boost
  7. Softens the appearance of fine lines on the face (which is why it’s a commonly found ingredient in natural skin care and organic skin care products)
  8. Cooks at much higher temperatures than most oils
  9. Stops sugar cravings
  10. Easy to cook with – a simple recipe they give features our best selling brand, Niugini Organics Coconut Oil.

The article was put together by an accredited naturopath. Read the full article here.



Joanne is the owner & founder of Shop Naturally. She is a Holistic Health Coach and studying the Advanced Diploma of Nutritional Medicine.

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