13 Reasons You Should Be Using Coconut Oil Every Day
You’ve heard it a million times: coconut oil is like, SO good for you. But why? What could possibly be so great about it? So much.
Above, you’ll find 13 reasons to love it, and the best part is that a jar of Nutiva Organic Extra-Virgin Coconut Oil will only set you back $18—and you can use it for almost everything!
Coconut oil’s unique for its medium-chain fatty acids. They’re easy to digest and funneled straight to the liver, where they produce energy instead of body fat, stimulating your metabolism. Studies have shown that women who consumed about two tablespoons of coconut oil daily for 12 weeks lowered their abdominal fat, which we all know isn’t easy.
A 2012 study showed that coconut oil can single-handedly stop most of the common causes of tooth decay. And Monolaurin (what our body converts coconut’s lauric acid into) actually fights everything from the flu to measles.