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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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Steven Gregory
20 Hours ago

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Aaron Bernett
3 Days ago

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ben rita
4 Days ago

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dan scott
5 Days ago

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adam sandar
7 Days ago

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Penny
13 Days ago


I am so grateful to Dr. Bernd for curing me off my HIV virus. I was diagnosed with HIV in 2014 and i was was dying slowly every day and gradually losing hope of life by the day, I had took a lot of drugs to cure it but all to no help my doctor gave up on me and i was dying. I did not loose hope, i sought the Internet and i read a lot of testimonies about Dr.Bernd and his herbs i took a bold step and made contact with him via email: [email protected] and he prepared and delivered some medical Herbs i started treatment in MID 2015 and i had a test on the HIV and i was Cured totally within 3 weeks of usaging the meds i am so ecstatic at this moment. i am so grateful to you Dr Osuma you can contact him on email or Cell Phone: +27781598533 were i purchased from. He will also help you cure all other disease like CANCER, DIABETES HPV ETC..God Bless You Dr.Bernd.

Regards
Penny


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willson care
12 Feb 2018

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that he cant cure ALS I just decided to give it a try I contact him that
night luckily to me he replied me, but I dont believe him I thought it was
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truth he ask for some details about me i gave him all he needed and I
waited to see his reply to my problem after all, he told me to go for check
up and I went for HIV test I cant believe I was negative,am so happy and
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Dora Sandy
14 Days ago

Am really happy that i and my husband are cured of (HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS) with the herbal medicine of Dr Marko , i have been suffering from this disease for the past 3 years without solution until i came across this doctors who have cure so many people with his herbal medicine, i also choose to give him a chance to help me and my husband, he told me what to do and i kindly did it, and he gave us his herbal medicine and direct me on how to use it, i also follows his instruction for use and he ask us to go for a check up after 3 weeks and which i did, to my greatest surprise our result came out as negative, we are really happy that there is someone like this DR Marko who is ready to help anytime any day. to all the readers and viewers that is doubting this testimony stop doubting it and contact this Dr and see if he will not actually help you. i am not a stupid woman that i will come out to the public and start saying what someone have not done for me .contact him now if you are also in need of help via email [email protected] or whatsApp number +2348075705225 may God bless you sir for all your good works. contact Dr Marko today for your following diseases below

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vick bellany
15 Days ago

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Susana S. Williams
1 Months Ago

Hello Everyone, my names is Susana S. Williams
i m from USA. I want to share my testimonies to the general public on how this great man called Dr Oje Abacha cure my herpes. I have been a HERPES patient for over 7 Months and i have been in pains until i came across this MAN when i traveled to Africa for Business trip who happen to once been a herpes patient, i explained every thing to her and she told me that there is this Great Dr that helped her to cure her herpes and she gave me his email address for me to contact and i did as she instructed. And the man Dr Oje Abacha told me how much to buy the herpes herbal medication and how i will get it,which i did. And to my greatest surprise that i took the Herpes herbal
medicine for just one week and behold i went for a herpes test, for to my greatest surprise for the Doctor confirmed me to herpes free and said
that i no longer have herpes in my system and till now i have never felt any pains nor herpes again, so i said i must testify the goodness
of this man to the general public for if you are there surfing from this Herpes problems or any deadly disease or other disease .I will advice you to contact him on his working email:([email protected]) and i assure you that he will help you cure,what ever the disease or spell may be,just as he did for me okay he as help five people to cure there disease you can call or Whatapps him on this (+2349051286241) or contact me on my Facebook page (Herbal home) THESE ARE THE DISEASES ANS SICKNESS Dr Oje Abacha HAS SOLUTIONS FOR .

1. Diarrheal Diseases

2. LASSA FEVER

3. Diabetes Mellitus

4. TO GET EX LOVER BACK

5. LOW SPERM COUNT

6. Coronary Artery Disease

7. Stroke

8. Tuberculosis (TB)

9. CANCER

10. Preterm Birth Complications

11. Menstruation problem

12. Trachea, Bronchus, and Lung Cancers

13. Motion sickness

14. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

15. Multiple sclerosis

16. Lower Respiratory Infections

16. He can as well cast and remove spell,.,
I GUARANTEE YOU THAT YOU WILL BE THE NEXT TO GIVE TESTIMONY ABOUT THIS GREAT HEALER WHEN YOU CONTACT HIM.


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ella simth
1 Months Ago

thanks to DR.aze who me help put a end to my herpes virus Iillness. I saw a blog on the
Internet on how this Powerful Healer healed someone. As a patient who know
this will take my life one day, and I have to live with other relatives and
friends as well. So I copied Dr. aze, the traditional healer email id:
[email protected] and contacted him. I would say that he is God
sent to me. last week I went to close by the hospital to check my herpes virus
status, it was surprising that the lab technician said the test result was
herpes negative.You can contact him at [email protected]
telephone number or whatsapp +2349057916457
my advice is to contact him and tell him about all your health problems.
thank you very much Dr.aze


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