Previously, Miranda Kerr confessed in an interview that coconut oil was one of her beauty secret. So, what are the health benefits of coconut oil? Apparently this oil is not only useful for your hair, but for your health generally. As quoted from Timlo.net, here are some health benefits of coconut oil:
Prevent aging process
Do you know that coconut oil can prevent aging process? This oil can repair breakdown on body tissues and healthy fat. Coconut oil is rich in anti-oxidant that helps fight cardiovascular issues and skin aging.
To soften skin
Not only does it can prevent skin aging, but coconut oil is also a good skin moisturizer. You can use organic coconut oil for your skin to avoid risks of pesticide. Besides that, coconut oil is safe to use to soften babies and children skins.
Improve heart health
One of the health benefits of this oil is to maintain heart health. A few years ago, people believed that all types of fats and oils were bad for heart. But, apparently coconut oil and other sources of fats are good to maintain heart health and to reduce cholesterol.
Reduce belly fat
According to research, women who consumed two tablespoons of coconut oil for 12 weeks, they experienced that their belly fats reduced. Of course it is good news for us since belly fat is hard to remove if we compare it with fats in other parts of our bodies.