Coconut

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Coconut

Rich in dietary fiber, the coconut’s flesh is good for those suffering from constipation. The milk is good for curing sore throats and helps relieve stomach ulcers. The water has been beneficial to those with kidney problems; lessen the rashes caused by smallpox, chickenpox and measles. Coconut water is also used on the skin to treat premature aging and used to treat intestinal worms and relieves stomach and urinary problems. Coconut oil is beneficial in cases of such ailments as stress, heart disease, poor digestion, low metabolism, dental problems, cancer, low bone density, pancreatitis, premature aging and high cholesterol.

Nutritionals

  • Dietary Fiber
  • Iron
  • Vitamin K
  • Vitamin E

Health Benefits

  • Coconut oil helps in preventing premature aging and degenerative diseases due to its antioxidant properties
  • It contains about 50% lauric acid, which helps in preventing various heart problems including high cholesterol levels and high blood pressure
  • The saturated fats present in coconut oil have anti microbial properties and help in dealing with various bacteria, fungi, parasites, etc., that cause indigestion
  • Since coconut oil facilitates absorption of calcium by the body, it helps in getting strong teeth
  • Helpful in treating edema that results from heart weakness and diabetes
  • Coconut Oil is a very stable cooking oil and can be heated to over 500 degrees, resisting heat-induced damage