A large, rapidly growing body of research is establishing coconut oil as a nutritional star, a super-food that has bestowed health and beauty upon tropical peoples since time immemorial. This e-book is a treasure trove of evidence-based information about coconut oil. Every claim in this book is supported by references to scientific research. Over 30 studies in peer-reviewed scientific journals are cited. After reading this book, youâ€™ll become well versed in
The truth about saturated fat: despite what you have been told, itâ€™s actually good for you!
The dangers of refined vegetable oils and polyunsaturated fat
The nutritional composition of coconut oilâ€”specifically, good fats called medium-chain triglycerides, a medium-chain triglyceride called lauric acid, and antioxidants called polyphenols
The beautifying and anti-aging effects of coconut oil for skin and hair
The myriad health benefits of coconut oil: weight loss; increased metabolism; improved immune system function; decreased risk of cardiovascular disease and neurodegenerative disease; and protection against oxidative stress, a major cause of aging
Dosages of coconut oil for particular health conditions
The strong research that stands behind coconut oil will inspire you to start reaping its health benefits right away! If youâ€™ve never cooked with coconut oil before, the cooking tips in this book will help you get started.
You can put coconut oil in your coffee or smoothies, drizzle it over salads, or use it in frying, sautéing, baking, or roasting. The book will end with 15 nutritious, easy-to-make recipes that use coconut oil and coconut flour, cream, and milk.