Coconut oil is a major source of folic acid, all types of vitamin B and minerals such as calcium, magnesium or potassium. In addition, it is the most suitable oil for cooking because as it does not not rust, it is the only which retains all its properties when heated.
It is practically the only food containing medium-chain fatty acids (MCFA), which unlike other fats, are easily digested and sent directly to the liver, where they immediately change into energy. Thus coconut oil is ideal for people who have digestion or liver problems.
Among the many benefits coconut oil has, we can highlight the following: improving the health of the heart and cardiovascular system, stimulates the functioning of thyroid and speeds up the metabolism promoting weight loss, helps strengthen the immune system, works as a powerful antibacterial agent and helps prevent diabetes type 2.
It also provides a source of immediate energy that is not converted into sugar, it helps maintain healthy teeth free of tartar, moisturizes, nourishes and gives hair volume and helps to maintain a healthy and youthful skin.