Coconut Oil Uses and Health Benefits – How to Use Coconut Oil

Move over, coconut water, your big sister has come to town. Coconut oil—specifically, virgin coconut oil extracted from the meat of the fruit—is suddenly on the lips (and in the mouths) of everyone from holistic-minded celebs (yes, Gwyneth is one of them) to the most skeptical mainstream doctors. Proponents claim that coconut oil can boost metabolism, brighten your teeth, and strengthen immunity. The oil is also taking a star turn in body balms, beauty treatments, anti-agers, and even hair products because of its ability to lock in moisture without the use of petroleum-based ingredients or other chemicals. Model Miranda Kerr is a charter member of the coco club. “I’ve been including coconut oil in my diet for years because of the health benefits,” she says. “I add it to salads and smoothies; I cook with it. I smooth it all over as a hydrating treatment.”

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Coconut Oil Uses and Health Benefits – How to Use Coconut Oil – Harper’s BAZAAR Magazine.

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