Can coconut oil help prevent aging?
Coconut oil does have antioxidants and healthy fats that help stop damage to skin (and other) tissue and also helps to lock in moisture. The oxidation process in coconut oil helps prevent cardiovascular problems and aging, among other things. the need for antioxidant intake.
How can I use coconut oil?
Coconut oil can be used in baked goods like banana bread and with veggies. It is especially yummy when paired with bitter greens like kale. You can use it as part of the onion and garlic sauté, where it offers a surprisingly different and pleasant full-bodied taste. It is also a wonderful addition to oatmeal to make it even creamier, while staying healthy.
Coconut oil can withstand the heat – making it a better cooking option.
One of our favorite protein shake recipes to help with blood sugar and mood is this one:
Dr. Pina’s Piña Colada
20 grams protein powder
3 oz low-fat coconut milk
3 oz pineapple juice
1/2 cup frozen pineapple chunks or ice
Blend all ingredients together and serve.
- 20 grams protein powder
- 3 oz low-fat coconut milk
- 3 oz pineapple juice
- 1/2 cup frozen pineapple chunks or ice
- Blend all ingredients together and serve.
Having healthy fats and plenty of protein is a wonderful way to control blood sugar, and stave off mood disorders and depressed feelings.
Does coconut oil have side effects?
The literature suggests that coconut oil is quite safe to take in reasonable amounts. While no formal study has figured out the exact amount for optimal benefit, it appears one to two tablespoons a day can be beneficial.