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Curb Sugar Cravings Naturally with Coconut

Posted in Hormone Imbalance

One of the best ways to refresh yourself after time outside is with coconut water. Once relegated to hot yoga studios, coconut water is now the “go to” choice for smart, natural hydration. It’s filled with natural sugars and electrolytes that give curb sugar cravings naturally, and give you energy after sweating, time in the sun, or time in the studio.

But there are many reasons to love coconut and here are 5 of them….

1)It’s high in lauric acid. Lauric acid is a medium-chain that converts to monolaurin in the body, which is known for its anti-bacterial, anti-viral, and anti-protozoa properties.

2) It contributes to weight loss. Even though coconut oil contains saturated fat, 48% of its saturated fat is made up of a medium-chain fatty acid. Medium-chain fatty acids stimulate your body’s metabolism, which can lead to weight loss.

3) It acts like a carbohydrate‚ÄĒwithout messing with your blood sugar. Because medium-chain fatty acids are delivered directly to your liver to be processed, they provide quick energy, without the insulin spike you get when eating carbohydrates.¬†People who fast in the am often use some coconut oil in their coffee to power through the morning. There is a¬†reason why…

4) It stands up to higher heat cooking. Unlike other liquid oils that turn rancid and become oxidized when cooked at high temperatures, coconut oil remains stable, making it the ideal oil for baking and cooking.

5) It conditions your skin. When applied topically, coconut oil can help protect your skin from the elements that speed up aging and heal conditions such as psoriasis and eczema due to its anti-fungal and anti-inflammatory properties. For the same reason, when it comes to oral hygiene, a spoonful of coconut oil can clean your mouth more thoroughly than brushing, flossing, and rinsing with mouthwash.

The whole “avoid coconut because it’s saturated” is so yesterday. Whether you use the oil, cream, milk, or pulp…it’s time to get more coconut into your life. (note: Almond Joys don’t count!) Sprinkle coconut on your morning oatmeal, carry coconut water with you to the gym and add coconut milk to your favorite smoothie.
(Note: Be sure that the label says “unsweetened coconut” because you don’t want to be adding a bunch of refined sugar to your body – you want the low glycemic properties of natural coconut sugar)

Curb sugar cravings naturally, heal hormone imbalance, and moisturize your skin with one natural ingredient!

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