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How to Use Coconut Oil to Boost Your Immunity

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Coconut oil is a well-known superfood these days, along with an awesome cooking ingredient in place of butter. Coconut oil’s fats are prized for their easy to digest, quick to absorb features. Unlike butter’s saturated fats, coconut oil’s saturated fats are cholesterol-free. While it’s a fantastic oil, obviously, you don’t want to go overboard with it. Like all fats, coconut oil should be used in moderation and shouldn’t be consumed by the spoonful as a food itself. However, if you’re looking to improve your immunity, a little bit of coconut oil in your diet might help get you there.

Why Coconut Oil is Good for Immunity

Coconut contains two special ingredients that make it excellent for immunity. These are anti-viral properties, commonly referred to as lauric acid and caprylic acid. Both are well-known for fighting off yeast overgrowth (candida), along with bacterial infections. Coconut is actually comprised of 50 percent lauric acid, which the body converts to monolaurin, an antiviral agent that fights off a variety of pathogens and viruses. Many of the viruses and pathogens coconut oil has been found to prevent include the following: herpes, influenza, cytomegalovirus, HIV, listeria monocytogenes, helicobacter pylori, and harmful protozoa such as giardia lamblia. If you don’t know what all those are, don’t fret – just know that coconut oil is truly a wonderful tool to keep in your immunity kit of wellness as a more natural solution. Though it hasn’t been found to be a proven cure for any disease, the antiviral properties in coconut oil have been through extensive research.

Why Coconut’s Fats Are Unique

Coconut’s oils are also comprised of medium chain tryglyceride fats, which are used by the liver to aid in cleansing and for fuel (energy.) Unlike most fats that are stored, coconut’s fats are used for metabolism. They’ve been linked to cleansing the blood, weight loss, and even boosting digestion as another benefit. Coconut’s fats, unlike most saturated fats, have also been linked to a lower risk of heart disease, due to the high amounts of lauric acid coconut contains. The lauric acid content has also been shown to lower blood sugar and high blood pressure.

How to Use Coconut Oil for Immunity:

If you’re looking to boost your immunity naturally, simply use a teaspoon of coconut oil a day. While some proponents advise going with multiple tablespoons, coconut’s anti-viral effects can be quite strong unless you’re used to them. A common issue known as the die off effect, is well known to cause unpleasant symptoms like headaches, fatigue, muscle pain, etc. as bacteria starts to die off in the body with the use of coconut oil. To prevent that and still get the benefits, along with prevent the need to take in tablespoons of pure oil a day, just use a teaspoon. You can stir it in coffee, which many people refer to as bulletproof coffee, or you can use it in any of your dishes like oatmeal, soups, smoothies, stews, or even make dessert and cook your veggies in it. If you’re not comfortable using coconut oil, go with coconut butter, which retains all the fiber naturally found in coconut, along with some of the oil.

You can also use coconut oil on your skin, which is our largest organ. We absorb everything we put on our skin straight into the bloodstream, within minutes of contact. Protect your skin just like you would your internal organs when it comes to fighting off immunity invaders. Coconut may act as a natural “shield” for viruses and bacteria in the environment, and as bonus, you’ll smell amazing!

What to Remember About Coconut Oil and Immunity

Remember that coconut oil isn’t a miracle cure for any illness, though it does research backing its benefits. You should also remember that eating a well-balanced, plant-based diet free of processed foods, unhealthy fats, refined sugar and grains, and animal products is important to obtain a healthy immune system as well. That being said, if you’re already eating a diet that’s healthy and want an extra boost, add some superfoods to your diet, including coconut oil, and even camu camu and goji berries, which also have immune-boosting properties. Avoid refined coconut oils, and go with extra-virgin and organic for the best quality.

Also check out 8 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do With Coconut Oil for even more uses.

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399 comments on “How to Use Coconut Oil to Boost Your Immunity”

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Donald Scott
14 Hours ago

DOCTOR JOHN. YOU ARE GOD SENT TO HELP PEOPLE LIFE, I PRAY YOU WILL NOT DIE BEFORE YOUR TIME
This is real take it serious, who will believe that a herb can cure herpes, i never believe that this will work, i have spend a lot getting drugs from the hospital to keep me healthy, it got to a time that i was waiting for is death to come because i was broke, one day i hard about this great man called Dr JOHN who is well know for Herpes, HIV, and Cancer cure, i decided to email him I didn\'t believe him that much, I just wanted to give him a try, he replied my mail and Needed some Information about me, then I sent them to him, he prepared a herbal medicine (CURE) and sent it through Online Courier Service for delivery, he gave my details to the Courier Office. they told me that 3-5 days I will receive the package and after receiving it, i took the medicine as prescribed by him at the end of the one week, he told me to go to the hospital for a check up, and i went, surprisingly after the test the doctor confirm me Herpes simplex virus negative, i thought it was a joke, i went to other hospital and was also negative, thank you for saving my life, I promise I will always testify of your good works. if you are herpes simplex virus patient, OR you are be helping by someone before i will like to advice you to give this man a try and see what will happen to your life don\'t worry about the money you have be use contact him and I am sure you will get cured, contact him via: Email: [email protected] 0R
Call his number on +2347064365391
THESE ARE THE THINGS DR JOHN DOES.
HIV,
CANCER,
ASTHMA,
IMPOTENCE,
LOW SPERM COUNT,
BARENESS/INFERTILITY,
I can’t stop talking about this man called Dr JOHN cause he is a God sent to cure humans from different DISEASES with herbal medications, he cured me of GENITAL HERPES, he will also help you. Contact him today and you will have a testimony…Good luck!


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Donald Scott
14 Hours ago

DOCTOR JOHN. YOU ARE GOD SENT TO HELP PEOPLE LIFE, I PRAY YOU WILL NOT DIE BEFORE YOUR TIME
This is real take it serious, who will believe that a herb can cure herpes, i never believe that this will work, i have spend a lot getting drugs from the hospital to keep me healthy, it got to a time that i was waiting for is death to come because i was broke, one day i hard about this great man called Dr JOHN who is well know for Herpes, HIV, and Cancer cure, i decided to email him I didn\'t believe him that much, I just wanted to give him a try, he replied my mail and Needed some Information about me, then I sent them to him, he prepared a herbal medicine (CURE) and sent it through Online Courier Service for delivery, he gave my details to the Courier Office. they told me that 3-5 days I will receive the package and after receiving it, i took the medicine as prescribed by him at the end of the one week, he told me to go to the hospital for a check up, and i went, surprisingly after the test the doctor confirm me Herpes simplex virus negative, i thought it was a joke, i went to other hospital and was also negative, thank you for saving my life, I promise I will always testify of your good works. if you are herpes simplex virus patient, OR you are be helping by someone before i will like to advice you to give this man a try and see what will happen to your life don\'t worry about the money you have be use contact him and I am sure you will get cured, contact him via: Email: [email protected] 0R
Call his number on +2347064365391
THESE ARE THE THINGS DR JOHN DOES.
HIV,
CANCER,
ASTHMA,
IMPOTENCE,
LOW SPERM COUNT,
BARENESS/INFERTILITY,
I can’t stop talking about this man called Dr JOHN cause he is a God sent to cure humans from different DISEASES with herbal medications, he cured me of GENITAL HERPES, he will also help you. Contact him today and you will have a testimony…Good luck!


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Steven Gregory
17 Hours ago

God bless Dr. AGBEBAKU for his marvelous work in my life, I was diagnosed of HERPES since 2013 and I was taking my medications, I wasn\'t satisfied i needed to get the HERPES out of my system, I searched about some possible cure for HERPES i saw a comment about Dr. AGBEBAKU, how he cured HERPES with his herbal medicine, I contacted him and he guided me. I asked for solutions, he started the remedy for my health, he sent me the medicine through UPS SPEED POST. I took the medicine as prescribed by him and 14 days later i was cured from HERPES, Dr. AGBEBAKU truly you are great, do you need his help also? Why don\'t you contact him through: ([email protected]) or you can also reach him on phone or whatsAPP: +2349053099479 you can also call him with the following number; +2349035850834
DOCTOR AGBEBAKU CAN AS WELL CURE THE FOLLOWING DISEASE:-
HIV/AIDS
HERPES
CANCER
ALS
FLU
STD
HEPATITIS B
VAGINAL ODOR
Contact him today and get your problem solved.


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jessica
20 Hours ago

I was diagnose April 17,2016 and find out I\'m HIV positive.I was scared because there is no cure for HIV/AIDS but today some people still don\'t believe that there is cure for HIV, it can only be cured through Africans root and herbs,and our doctor\'s here in USA few of them know\'s about the African herbal medicine can cure Hiv but they chooses to hide it from us just to make a sales of ARV DRUGS. I did a research online finding way to get rid of my disease,I saw a comment about a herbal doctor on internet Name Dr Alabi who has cured several disease with his powerful herbal medicine, I contacted him on whats-app, chat with him explain my self to him.He said he can cure hiv perfectly well , he gave me his request which i send to him. within 5 days he sent me the herbal medicine through ups courier delivering service And told me how to take the medicine for 3 weeks to get cured,I did for 3 weeks, within this 3 weeks i notice a very big change in my health and i new some thing great has happened then i went to confirm my result it was absolutely Negative.The doctor who new i was hiv positive was asking me how come i am negative, what did it took to get cure and were did i get this medicine from and how did i get rid of it I told him every thing about the herbal medicine that cure me. imagine doctor telling me not to let anyone know about it,I wasn\'t shock though i knew they know about the herbal cure but chose to hide it in other to make sales on ARV DRUGS,if you are HIV positive please contact my savior [email protected]
or WHATSAPP him through this number +2348115204568


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CLARA
21 Feb 2018

i’m giving a testimony about dr.itama the great Herbalist, he has the cure
to all manner of diseases, he cured my herpes simplex virus, though I went
through different website I saw different testimonies about different spell
casters and herbalist, I was like: ‘Many people have the herpes simplex
virus cure why are people still suffering from it?’ I though of it, then I
contact [email protected], I didn’t believe him that much, I
just wanted to give him a try, he replied my mail and Needed some
Information about me, then I sent them to him, he prepared it (CURE) and
sent it to Airfreight Online Courier Service for delivery, he gave my
details to the Courier Office, they told me that 3-5 days I will receive
the package and i took the medicine as prescribed by him and I went for
check-up 1 week after finishing the medicine, I was tested herpes simplex
virus negative, if you are herpes simplex virus patient do me a favor for
you to contact him and I will try my possible best to make sure you get
cured, when you contact him, make sure you tell him that I referenced you..
contact him via: [email protected]

jessica
20 Hours ago

I was diagnose April 17,2016 and find out I\'m HIV positive.I was scared because there is no cure for HIV/AIDS but today some people still don\'t believe that there is cure for HIV, it can only be cured through Africans root and herbs,and our doctor\'s here in USA few of them know\'s about the African herbal medicine can cure Hiv but they chooses to hide it from us just to make a sales of ARV DRUGS. I did a research online finding way to get rid of my disease,I saw a comment about a herbal doctor on internet Name Dr Alabi who has cured several disease with his powerful herbal medicine, I contacted him on whats-app, chat with him explain my self to him.He said he can cure hiv perfectly well , he gave me his request which i send to him. within 5 days he sent me the herbal medicine through ups courier delivering service And told me how to take the medicine for 3 weeks to get cured,I did for 3 weeks, within this 3 weeks i notice a very big change in my health and i new some thing great has happened then i went to confirm my result it was absolutely Negative.The doctor who new i was hiv positive was asking me how come i am negative, what did it took to get cure and were did i get this medicine from and how did i get rid of it I told him every thing about the herbal medicine that cure me. imagine doctor telling me not to let anyone know about it,I wasn\'t shock though i knew they know about the herbal cure but chose to hide it in other to make sales on ARV DRUGS,if you are HIV positive please contact my savior [email protected]
or WHATSAPP him through this number +2348115204568


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Steven Gregory
2 Days ago

God bless Dr. AGBEBAKU for his marvelous work in my life, I was diagnosed of HERPES since 2013 and I was taking my medications, I wasn\'t satisfied i needed to get the HERPES out of my system, I searched about some possible cure for HERPES i saw a comment about Dr. AGBEBAKU, how he cured HERPES with his herbal medicine, I contacted him and he guided me. I asked for solutions, he started the remedy for my health, he sent me the medicine through UPS SPEED POST. I took the medicine as prescribed by him and 14 days later i was cured from HERPES, Dr. AGBEBAKU truly you are great, do you need his help also? Why don\'t you contact him through: ([email protected]) or you can also reach him on phone or whatsAPP: +2349053099479 you can also call him with the following number; +2349035850834
DOCTOR AGBEBAKU CAN AS WELL CURE THE FOLLOWING DISEASE:-
HIV/AIDS
HERPES
CANCER
ALS
FLU
STD
HEPATITIS B
VAGINAL ODOR
Contact him today and get your problem solved.


Reply
Aaron Bernett
5 Days ago

As you know that HIV/AIDs and Cancer are getting stronger and spreading day by day and that we are not responsible for the death and pains of our loved ones but it’s our responsibility to help those who are infected with those viruses. The only way for us to find peace in this world is to love one another and stand by each other. Am sharing this comment because I was once suffering from HIV for 4 years and Genital Herpes for some months until I got help from Dr. Osojo who helped me with a herbal cure for both sickness Genital Herpes and my 4 years HIV virus. If you also need help, you can simply email him: { [email protected] } or call him on +234 810 066 3964. You could also use this link, http://drosojoherbalcure.wixsite.com/ofalldisease .Having HIV/Aids or Herpes isn’t the end of your life, it’s actually not a death sentence for you, there is a cure and Dr. Osojo can help you with it.


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ben rita
5 Days ago

5 years ago I had warts, I was treated with some liquid applied to the warts they continued to grow and spread... The next 2 doctors did laser surgery to remove them. 1 year after the surgery, they grew back close to where the 1st ones were\' so I was finally told it was hpv. I have had it for very long time, I contract it from my cheated boyfriend and I found out he was also infected and I end up the relationship between us. the warts was so embarrasses because it started spreading all over I have be dealing with this things for very long time the last treatment I take was About 2 years ago I applied natural treatment from Dr onokun herbal cure, a week after applying the treatment all the warts was gone. it\'s now 2 years and some months I don\'t have single wart or any symptoms of hpv. wow"" it\'s great, Dr onokun has finally cured me. Anyone living with hpv contact Dr onokun for natural treatment.
His email address: [email protected]‎ or whatsapp him +2349064844957


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dan scott
7 Days ago

I’m giving a testimony about Dr. JOE the great Herbalist, he has the cure to all manner of diseases, he cured my herpes simplex virus, though I went through different website I saw different testimonies about different spell casters and herbalist, I was like: ‘Many people have the herpes simplex virus cure why are people still suffering from it?’ I though of it, then I contact [email protected] , I didn’t believe him that much, I just wanted to give him a try, he replied my mail and Needed some Information about me, then I sent them to him, he prepared it (CURE) and sent it to Airfreight Online Courier Service for delivery, he gave my details to the Courier Office, they told me that 3-5 days I will receive the package and i took the medicine as prescribed by him and I went for check-up 1 week after finishing the medicine, I was tested herpes simplex virus negative, if you are herpes simplex virus patient do me a favor for you to contact him and I will try my possible best to make sure you get cured, when you contact him, make sure you tell him that I referenced you.. contact him via: [email protected] or whatsapp +2348155730398


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adam sandar
9 Days ago

Hello Friends i am so glad to write this article today to tell the world how Dr Onokun cured my HPV virus that have been in body since five years ago, ever since then my life has been in complete,i have used so many drugs that was prescribed to me by several doctors,but it didn\'t cure my HPV VIRUS neither did it reduce the pain, i was checking for solution on the internet then miraculously came across Dr Onokun the powerful herbalist that cure HPV INFECTION,then i contacted his email, i explained everything to him and he prepared a herbal cure and send it to me that was how i got cured from HPV disease totally after receiving his herbal medicine, so my friends viewers why waiting and be suffering with this HPV virus when there is someone like Dr Onokun that can cure any disease HIV/ CANCER/ HEPATITIS C VIRUS,HERPES VIRUS,ALS VIRUS. you can contact his via: [email protected] or whatapps, call +2349064844957.


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