One of the most important things in your diet paleo is focusing on healthy fats. At the beginning may seem strange, as the diet allows you to lose on the fattening or improve our mood with this fat intake almost to every meal.
Therefore, you should know that not all fats are the same. We need to focus on the good fats, which are necessary for the proper functioning of our body.
In this one, which in recent times has become very popular-coconut oil.
A few years ago did not have a good press because of the high content of essential fatty acids (more than 91%), but it turns out that just the fatty acids contained in coconut oil are good for our health. Consuming coconut oil often allows you to lose weight, improve well-being and our health.
Regularly consumed increases levels of good HDL cholesterol, and thus lowers bad LDL.
Proven is its beneficial effect on reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease (heart attack, stroke). Also regulates blood sugar levels – prevents the development of diabetes.
In its composition, we find also Bay acid that has strong antibacterial, anti-fungal and anti virus.
Improves brain function, and in extreme cases water from the coconut can be used as a drip.
Coconut oil is also used in cosmetics.
Here is the next several examples of how it can be applied, from Hair Conditioner by bleaching the teeth. Applied to the skin makes it becomes firm and flexible, it can also be applied to the face.
In stores you can encounter two types of chemistry oil – virgin or extra virgin or unr
efined and refined.
Unrefined oil is cold pressed and has a pleasant taste and aroma of coconut. At room temperature is similar to the consistency of lard, is white and thick. Suitable for spreads (but it is). When heated it gets smooth.
Refined oil is tasteless and odorless, but by working in high temperatures, loses a lot of its healthy properties. Is ideal for frying, also has a much longer shelf life date.
It is important to find the one, to which do not use chemical solvents.