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Health Benefits Of Coconut

By Mercy Alfred
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Coconut is one of the few foods that can be classified as a super food, it has a multitude of health benefits to the body system which include but are not limited to skin care, hair care, improving digestion and immunity against a host of infection and diseases that are primarily size varieties of coconut oil pure, refined, virgin, organic, fractionated, and extra virgin. Research indicates that coconut oil creates and gain popularity throughout the whole world coconut contains fatty acids with powerful medical properties.

Those who eat a lot of coconut oil are very healthy and with no evidence of heart disease , it helps one to burn fat, it increases energy expenditure and can kill harmful micro-organisms in the body like bacteria, viruses, and fungi, it also reduce hunger helping you to eat less.

Coconut oil can increase blood concentration of ketene bodies which can help in reducing seizure in epileptic patients. It prevent human beings from falling prey to some diseases such as liver, Kidney, pan creation, stress relief and diabetics, it is believed that coconut oil plays and instrumental role in reducing a person’s viral susceptibility for HIV and cancer patients.

Coconut oil is extensively used in Indian subcontinent for hair care which helps in healthy growth of the hair and gives your hair a shiny quality, it helps in keeping hair and scalp free from lice and lice eggs.

The oil helps in treating various skin problems like psoriasis, dermatitis , and eczema and other skin infections, for some exact reason, it forms the base ingredient of varies body care.

By mercy Alfred student of mass communication university of Maiduguri Borno State.

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