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  2. The Health Benefits of Coconut Oil

    The health benefits of coconut oil consist of good hair care, skincare, stress relief, cholesterol level upkeep, weight reduction, enhanced immune system, proper digestion and regulated metabolic process. Additionally, it provides relief from renal problems, cardiovascular system diseases, high bloodstream pressure, HIV and diabetes and cancers, whilst helping to improve dental quality and bone power.

  3. 10 Evidence-Based Health Benefits of Coconut Oil

    Studies show that coconut oil can boost the moisture content of dry skin. It may also improve the function of the skin, helping prevent excessive water loss and protecting you from external...

  4. Reducing stress. Virgin coconut oil may have antioxidant properties. In a rodent study, it appeared to reduce stress resulting from exercise and chronic cold.

  5. Coconut Oil Benefits, Nutrition and Popular Uses - Dr. Axe

    Coconut oil has been known to clear up and improve UTI symptoms and kidney infections. The MCFAs in the oil work as a natural antibiotic by disrupting the lipid coating on bacteria and killing them. Research also shows that coconut oil directly protects the liver from damage. Coconut water also helps hydrate and support the healing process.

  6. 29 Clever Uses for Coconut Oil - Healthline

    Here are 29 clever uses for coconut oil. 1. Protect Your Skin From UV Rays When applied to your skin, coconut oil may protect it from the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays, which raise your risk...

  7. The Health Benefits and Risks of Coconut Oil | livestrong

    Virgin coconut oil can reduce the bacteria Staphylococcus aureus that tends to colonize skin with atopic dermatitis (eczema), per a November 2008 study in ‌ Dermatitis ‌ ‌. ‌ In other words, its antibacterial properties may be helpful in treating itchy skin caused by eczema.

  8. Coconut Oil | The Nutrition Source | Harvard T.H. Chan School ...

    In recent years, the popularity of coconut and particularly coconut oil has soared because of touted health benefits. Fueling the coconut oil trend, celebrity endorsements have claimed the ingredient to help blast away belly fat, curb appetite, strengthen the immune system, prevent heart disease, and stave off dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.

  9. Coconut Oil Health Benefits and Uses. by Meenakshi Nagdeve last updated - October 07, 2020 Medically reviewed by Vanessa Voltolina (MS, RD) Evidence Based. The health benefits of coconut oil include improving heart health by increasing the HDL cholesterol levels, promoting weight loss, relieving symptoms of yeast infections, skin and hair care, improving digestion, and boosting immunity.

  10. 13 Studies on Coconut Oil and Its Health Effects

    Coconut oil may help people lose abdominal fat and temporarily increase their metabolic rate. However, each tablespoon of coconut oil provides 130 calories. The extra calorie intake might outweigh ...

  11. Coconut oil for weight loss: Does it work? - Mayo Clinic

    Coconut oil is widely promoted for weight-loss. While the promises of coconut oil's benefit sound great, the research is less clear. A few studies have looked at the benefit of coconut oil on weight loss, and results have been mixed. While some studies have reported a decrease in participants' body mass index (BMI) and waist size, others have not.