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COCONUT OIL
Is it more than a trend?
CRAZY FOR COCONUT OIL?

• People everywhere rave about the benefits of coconut oil, but is it all
that?
• It naturally con...
HEALTH BENEFITS OF COCONUT OIL
• Studies have shown it may help treat:
•
•
•
•
•

Alzheimer’s disease
Hypothyroidism
Psori...
HEALTH BENEFITS CONTINUED
• Healthy fat provides an energy boost to your body
• Contains antimicrobial and antibacterial p...
BEAUTY BENEFITS OF COCONUT OIL
• Promotes scalp health and rids dandruff
• Fights the itch of bug bites and helps them hea...
VIRGIN COCONUT OIL VS.
REFINED COCONUT OIL
• Virgin Coconut Oil
• Coconut flavor
• Can be used in cooking and baking up to...
HOW TO USE COCONUT OIL
• Cooking, baking, frying, sautéing, etc.
• Recipes are available at http://www.betterbodyfoods.com...
BUYING COCONUT OIL
• Look for organic virgin coconut oil for the best results, unless you are
worried about the coconut ta...
RESOURCES
• http://www.betterbodyfoods.com/buy-coconut-oil/

• http://www.betterbodyfoods.com/blog/coconut-oil-health-and-...
Coconut Oil: Is it more than a trend?
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Coconut Oil: Is it more than a trend?

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The coconut oil craze may have some credit. Coconut oil is full of healthy elements that are great for overall health and beauty.

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  1. 1. COCONUT OIL Is it more than a trend?
  2. 2. CRAZY FOR COCONUT OIL? • People everywhere rave about the benefits of coconut oil, but is it all that? • It naturally contains lauric acid and medium-chain fatty acids that aid in food digestion. • It makes a great moisturizer, both inside and outside of your body. • It can actually help with weight loss and overall health improvement.
  3. 3. HEALTH BENEFITS OF COCONUT OIL • Studies have shown it may help treat: • • • • • Alzheimer’s disease Hypothyroidism Psoriasis Eczema Type 1 and 2 Diabetes • It is usually organic, chemical free, and considered a “raw” food • One of the healthiest cooking oils (see next slide)
  4. 4. HEALTH BENEFITS CONTINUED • Healthy fat provides an energy boost to your body • Contains antimicrobial and antibacterial properties that fight illness • Very healthy for infants and babies
  5. 5. BEAUTY BENEFITS OF COCONUT OIL • Promotes scalp health and rids dandruff • Fights the itch of bug bites and helps them heal faster • Adds moisture and shine to damaged hair when applied topically • Naturally fights acne when used as a face moisturizer • Repairs skin and reduces the appearance of scars • Safe for sensitive skin
  6. 6. VIRGIN COCONUT OIL VS. REFINED COCONUT OIL • Virgin Coconut Oil • Coconut flavor • Can be used in cooking and baking up to 350 degrees F. • Contains full health benefits • Refined Coconut Oil • No coconut flavor • Can be used in cooking and baking up to 425 degrees F. • More processed, which removes some health benefits
  7. 7. HOW TO USE COCONUT OIL • Cooking, baking, frying, sautéing, etc. • Recipes are available at http://www.betterbodyfoods.com/recipes/ • Face masks and scrubs • Lip balms and homemade lipstick • Cleaning agent for makeup brushes • http://thebellabunny.blogspot.com/2014/01/my-1-beauty-product-betterbody-foods.html
  8. 8. BUYING COCONUT OIL • Look for organic virgin coconut oil for the best results, unless you are worried about the coconut taste and heat capabilities • Avoid products that contain additional ingredients such as petroleum • It should be available in grocery and health food stores with other cooking oils
  9. 9. RESOURCES • http://www.betterbodyfoods.com/buy-coconut-oil/ • http://www.betterbodyfoods.com/blog/coconut-oil-health-and-beauty/ • http://www.superherbalfoods.com/ • http://positivemed.com/
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