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

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vick bellany
5 Hours ago

A GOOD NEWS ON HOW DR.ONOMEN MAKING ME HERPES CURE ME AND MY FRIENDS FROM HERPES 2!!!!
Are you hurt and heart broken by your illness, here is your solution, Dr onomen. is the solution to your problem, I want to quickly tell the world that you need not to worry because i have good news, for those out there that are facing similar situation, because there is always hope and a solution to all problem,i saw a comment posted by said mohammad Ana Vega from USA, on how he was free from his Herpes 2 with herbal medicine by Dr.onomen , i and my friends was diagnosed of genital herpes infections for the pass two years , i contacted said mohammad Ana Vega and he told me that this very doctor cures genital herpes, cancer , and he also cures HIV/AIDS AND HPV HIV JOCK ITCH HEPATITIS B ALS too, then i contacted DR.ONOMEN, so he told me what to do, to get healing and free from genital herpes and i told my friends, so we make provisions for the HERBAL MEDICINE which we used for two weeks and days, now just to see that the exact week which doctor Sandy told me i we be healed i was felling good and healthy , my skin regained, we went for check up in the hospital and my doctor told us that all the virus disappeared from my blood vessels and normal, then said mohammad Ana Vega from asked us to promise him that i we testify of his good herbal work to the world, so we like you to contact him on EMAIL [email protected] OR call Whats App Number +2348147048097 /DR.ONOMENHERBALSPELLHOME/# if you have any health issue i believe Dr.Sandy we help you . thank you all for the hel5Wp and for hearing my good news abut Dr.onomen...
THANKS TO YOU AND PLES HELPE ME SEND ALL TO YOUR LOVE ONES!!!!!


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vick bellany
5 Hours ago

A GOOD NEWS ON HOW DR.ONOMEN MAKING ME HERPES CURE ME AND MY FRIENDS FROM HERPES 2!!!!
Are you hurt and heart broken by your illness, here is your solution, Dr onomen. is the solution to your problem, I want to quickly tell the world that you need not to worry because i have good news, for those out there that are facing similar situation, because there is always hope and a solution to all problem,i saw a comment posted by said mohammad Ana Vega from USA, on how he was free from his Herpes 2 with herbal medicine by Dr.onomen , i and my friends was diagnosed of genital herpes infections for the pass two years , i contacted said mohammad Ana Vega and he told me that this very doctor cures genital herpes, cancer , and he also cures HIV/AIDS AND HPV HIV JOCK ITCH HEPATITIS B ALS too, then i contacted DR.ONOMEN, so he told me what to do, to get healing and free from genital herpes and i told my friends, so we make provisions for the HERBAL MEDICINE which we used for two weeks and days, now just to see that the exact week which doctor Sandy told me i we be healed i was felling good and healthy , my skin regained, we went for check up in the hospital and my doctor told us that all the virus disappeared from my blood vessels and normal, then said mohammad Ana Vega from asked us to promise him that i we testify of his good herbal work to the world, so we like you to contact him on EMAIL [email protected] OR call Whats App Number +2348147048097 /DR.ONOMENHERBALSPELLHOME/# if you have any health issue i believe Dr.Sandy we help you . thank you all for the hel5Wp and for hearing my good news abut Dr.onomen...
THANKS TO YOU AND PLES HELPE ME SEND ALL TO YOUR LOVE ONES!!!!!


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CLARA RAY
7 Hours ago

I am from New York. I was in trouble when doctor told me that I have been diagnosed with Genital herpes… I though about my Family, I know my Family will face a serious problem when I’m gone, I lost hope and I wept all day, but one day I was surfing the internet I found Dr. idahosa email. I emailed him and he guided me. I asked him for solutions and he started the remedies for my health. Thank God, now everything is fine, I’m cured by Dr. idahosa herbal medicine, I’m very thankful to Dr. idahosa and very happy with my hubby and family. email him on [email protected] or whatsapp Tel- +2347033330164

DOCTOR IDAHOSA CAN AS WELL CURE THE FOLLOWING DISEASE:-

1. HIV/AIDS
2. HERPES
3. CANCER
4. ALS
5. Arthritis
6. Shingles


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susan loveth
7 Hours ago

Hello everybody,
I don\'t just know the reason why some people is finding it difficult to believe that there is a cure for herpes, I have been suffering from herpes since last three years with my boyfriend but today I am happy that am cure from it with the herbal medicine of Dr Aba the great healer,I was browsing the internet searching for help when I came across a testimony shared by someone on how Dr Aba cure his herpes I was so much in need of getting his treatment but after all Dr Aba brought a smile to my face with his herbal medicine. I am so much happy today that we have someone like this great healer out there, so my people out there kindly contact this great healer on his email address: [email protected] please sir keep your good work cause there are people out there who is in need of your healing medicine.once more contact him now: [email protected] you can call him or whatsApp his number +2348107155060


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bawain
12 Hours ago

God bless Dr. ODUMA 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. ODUMA, 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. ODUMA 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
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DOCTOR ODUMA CAN AS WELL CURE THE FOLLOWING DISEASE:-
HIV/AIDS
HERPES
CANCER
ALS
FLU
NOROVIRUS
STD
HEPATITIS B


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Alexander Gregor
16 Hours ago

am really happy that i have been cured from HSV1&2 DISEASE with the herbal medicine of Dr Okhadigbo I have been suffering from this disease for a long time now without solution until i came across the email of this doctor who have cure so many people with his herbal medicine, i also choose to give him a chance to help me, he told me what to do and i kindly did it, and he gave me his herbal medicine and direct me on how to use it, i also follow his instructions for use and he ask me to go for a check up after 2 weeks which i did, to my greatest surprise my result came out as negative, i am really happy that there is someone like this doctor 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 doctor if you have any disease and see if he will not actually help you. I know that there are some people out there who are really suffering and hurting their family just because of these diseases so you can email him on [email protected] or whatsapp him on is Number :+2348159921615 and his website is https:// dr.okhadigbo.wordpress.com He also told me that he has cure for these diseases listed below:
SARCOIDOSIS,
DIABETES,
CANCER,
HEPATITIS,
HIV/AIDS SIPHILIS,
Human papillomavirus(HPV),cerebrospinal meningitis,
Chagas Disease,
Alzheimer’s disease,
Schizophrenia,
or any kind of disease at all.


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larry clement
1 Days ago

I never thought i would be HIV negative again after been diagnosed in 2015, i have tried everything possible in life from one doctor to another, one hospital to another, series of tests, different kinds of medication, i had already lost hope until i meet Great Dr. OSAGIE online testimonies, a specialist in herbal medication from Africa, i contacted him ([email protected] OR
[email protected]) and he prepared HIV herbal medication for me which i took for 7days and now i am completely cured. i want to use this medium to express my gratitude to him for saving my life and curing me from HIV, for taking away all my pains and sorrows, I\'\'m indeed grateful and i am so happy I\'\'m now HIV negative. i will continue to tell the good news of your great works to everyone, if you have HIV or other disease contact him, Email: his email: ([email protected] OR
[email protected] ) or His Whatsapp number: +2347030465649...thank you He also have a herbal cure for Following DISEASES,this is 100% Real
-COLD SORE
-ALS
-LOWER RESPIRATORY INFECTION
-LOW SPERM COUNT
-STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS
-STROKE
-IMPOTENCE
-PILE
-HYPERTENSION
-LOW SPERM COUNT
-ASTHMA
-CANCER
-BARENESS/INFERTILITY


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Victor
4 Days ago



I read some testimonies about a love spell caster by Dr. Ereke on how he has helped lots of people in bringing back their ex lovers within 48hours, Sincerely I was just thinking if that was real and if this man could really help bring back my lover whom I love so much. I decided to contact him because I love my girlfriend very much and we have been apart for a couple of months I really missed her so much, I have tried all other means to get her back but couldn’t. I contacted [email protected] com and He told me that my ex will come back to me in the next 48 hours, Dr. Ereke released her up to know how much i loved and wanted her. And opened her eyes to picture how much we have share together. My ex is now back to me again. As I`m writing this testimony right now I`m the most happiest guy on earth and me and my girlfriend are living a happy life and our love is now stronger than how it was even before our break up. All thanks goes to Dr. Ereke for the excessive work that he has done for me by helping me to get back with my ex girlfriend. I would like to drop Dr. Ereke email address and hope you see this testimony and contact him if you have any problem Email him: [email protected] com


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Victor
4 Days ago



I read some testimonies about a love spell caster by Dr. Ereke on how he has helped lots of people in bringing back their ex lovers within 48hours, Sincerely I was just thinking if that was real and if this man could really help bring back my lover whom I love so much. I decided to contact him because I love my girlfriend very much and we have been apart for a couple of months I really missed her so much, I have tried all other means to get her back but couldn’t. I contacted [email protected] com and He told me that my ex will come back to me in the next 48 hours, Dr. Ereke released her up to know how much i loved and wanted her. And opened her eyes to picture how much we have share together. My ex is now back to me again. As I`m writing this testimony right now I`m the most happiest guy on earth and me and my girlfriend are living a happy life and our love is now stronger than how it was even before our break up. All thanks goes to Dr. Ereke for the excessive work that he has done for me by helping me to get back with my ex girlfriend. I would like to drop Dr. Ereke email address and hope you see this testimony and contact him if you have any problem Email him: [email protected] com


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maria andrade
6 Days ago

I\'m giving a testimony about DR Aziegbe 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\'s have the herpes simplex virus cure why are people still suffering from it?\' I though of it, then I contact DR Aziegbe via email, 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 me through Airfreight Online Courier Service for delivery, he gave my details to the Courier Office, they told me that 2-3 days I will receive the parcel and i took the medicine as prescribed by him and I went for check-up 2 week after finishing the medicine, I was tested herpes simplex virus negative, if you are herpes simplex virus patient do me a favor by you contacting him and I assure anyone who is suffering it,your problem will never remain the same again you will be cured.ALSO DR Aziegbe help my sister husband to cure his HIV/AIDS he was suffering from it for the past 3 years, After he {cure} my herpes simplex virus, then my sister heard about it, she went home to tell her husband about DR aziegbe then her husband email him and explain his problem to him, he also prepare herbal medicine and he use Airfreight courier service to sent him the herbal medicine and he instruct him on how he will be using it for 14 days, That on the 15 days of it, he should go and check his self in the hospital and he did as he was instructed by DR Aziegbe to GOD be the glory he was cure of his HIV/AIDS which he was suffering from for the past 3 years thanks to these great man we will ever remain grateful to you sir indeed might work you did in our families. When you contact him, make sure you tell him that I refer you.. contact him via: [email protected] OR call HIM +2348140581311.


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jasmine milli
25 Apr 2018

A GOOD NEWS ON HOW DR.ONOMEN MAKING ME HERPES CURE ME AND MY FRIENDS FROM HERPES 2!!!!
Are you hurt and heart broken by your illness, here is your solution, Dr onomen. is the solution to your problem, I want to quickly tell the world that you need not to worry because i have good news, for those out there that are facing similar situation, because there is always hope and a solution to all problem,i saw a comment posted by said mohammad Ana Vega from USA, on how he was free from his Herpes 2 with herbal medicine by Dr.onomen , i and my friends was diagnosed of genital herpes infections for the pass two years , i contacted said mohammad Ana Vega and he told me that this very doctor cures genital herpes, cancer , and he also cures HIV/AIDS AND HPV HIV JOCK ITCH HEPATITIS B ALS too, then i contacted DR.ONOMEN, so he told me what to do, to get healing and free from genital herpes and i told my friends, so we make provisions for the HERBAL MEDICINE which we used for two weeks and days, now just to see that the exact week which doctor Sandy told me i we be healed i was felling good and healthy , my skin regained, we went for check up in the hospital and my doctor told us that all the virus disappeared from my blood vessels and normal, then said mohammad Ana Vega from asked us to promise him that i we testify of his good herbal work to the world, so we like you to contact him on EMAIL [email protected] OR call Whats App Number +2348147048097 /DR.ONOMENHERBALSPELLHOME/# if you have any health issue i believe Dr.Sandy we help you . thank you all for the hel5Wp and for hearing my good news abut Dr.onomen...
THANKS TO YOU AND PLES HELPE ME SEND ALL TO YOUR LOVE ONES!!!!!



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