The Benefits of Coconut Oil

Dr. Gerhauser covers the multitude of benefits that coconut oil can bring to your life. Coconut oil is truly the healthiest oil you can consume because it is rich in lauric acid, which is known for being antiviral, antibacterial and antifungal, and contains no trans fat.

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      how can I incorporate coconut oil to the diet of a metabolic syndrom person? OUr doctor just gave my husban d the medicine and I deduced that he had metabolic syndrom because his mom died of it, and the symptoms. Then I asked him and he corraborated that that was the diagnosis. Now, He did not? educate me about the synd. I just researched. But this is new to me. Can you give me some hints on how to use it for him.Thank you!

    • NaturalFoodsDiet

      Coconut oil is good? for people with metabolic syndrome because it boosts metabolism and studies show it preferentially removes fat from the abdominal area which is the most metabolically active fat that causes M. syndrome. It’s important to reverse this is its early stages as it eventually leads to diabetes. I recommend traditionally processed, organic coconut oil. A tablespoon a day is a good dose and it can be added to foods drinks, or used in cooking as it is heat stable. Good luck. Dr. G.

    • BestVideoResponse

      I actually went out and bought coconut oil after watching this video. I didn’t skimp either. Extra virgin, cold pressed and organic. Good stuff. I might? be crazy but it seems as though I have much more energy since I started taking it.

    • lavenderbudtree

      What about? coconut oil for use as an anti-virul/anti bacterial? Its said to heal viruses from sexually transmitted to colds. What are your thoughts on this.?

    • NaturalFoodsDiet

      @BestVideoResponse I’m not surprised at a boost in energy.? Coconut oil is rich in medium chain triglycerides which are burned for energy rather than stored.

    • NaturalFoodsDiet

      @lavenderbudtree Monolaurin formed from lauric acid in coconut oil has antiviral, antibacterial and anti parasitic properties. Preliminary studies in? humans for infections, I believe, are showing mixed results. It is another possible benefit however. I thought with those properties it would make a good underarm deodorant. I found that for me, it wasn’t that effective.

    • NaturalFoodsDiet

      @djdfr Coconut oil is great for the skin and? hair. You’ll see it as an ingredient in many high-end skin products.

    • TheGraceofChrist

      @NaturalFoodsDiet? I noticed my lipomas have flattened out since I’ve started eating it. I hope they continue to flatten or better yet disappear! Thanks for messaging me.

    • djdfr

      Thank you for your reply. I have been using the same product as one would eat, just the pure oil. I was wondering if rubbing it on? the skin helps with moving belly fat or if one must eat it for that?

    • mslisajoy

      Wonderful video !!!!!! Thank you for this information. Will be sharing your videos with everyone I know.
      Lisa? Joy

    • Whyrweherereally

      basically anything thats harder to obtain/produce and foriegn to the north-american western diet? is good for you

    • danebrk

      I make green smoothies every morning. I open a baby coconut and blend the meat with the water. It results in a beautiful and smooth, creamy consistency which I add? to my smoothies. Aside from the fact that I love it am I getting health benefits from this? Thanks

    • CherishTheChildren

      This is amazing information especially for women , Thank You so much for sharing
      Love Light
      How do you? know if the coconut oil is pure and not modified

    • dartek14

      Thanks Doc .. Just when I was beginning to think there was no more professionals? out there willing to speak the plain truth. May your practice flourish.

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