Did you know that coconut oil is one of the best ingredients you can use to reduce overweight?
It contains a unique combination of fatty acids that have a strong effect on metabolism.
Several studies have shown that only by adding coconut oil in your diet you can lose fat, especially in the stomach area!
How coconut oil affects the weight loss?
Each food has its caloric and nutritional value and goes through different metabolic pathway. Different types of foods have different effects on hormones and the metabolic processes. Some foods are easy to digest while some require a lot more energy. Coconut oil has an important feature; when you consume it your body needs more calories to digest it. According to a scientific research, 2tablespoons of coconut oil a day increase energy consumption up to 5%, which is 120 calories a day.
How coconut oil affects the reduction of appetite?
Weight loss comes down to the principle, “calories in, calories out” which in essence is the truth. To lose weight you need to burn more calories than you ingest. However, this does not mean that we should become obsessed with numbers and measure the value of every bite. The most important is to reduce the appetite because the less you eat you the lower are the chances to enter more calories than you need. If you manage to regulate your appetite you will not have to bother yourself with lists and numbers.
Coconut oil can provide you with the feeling of fullness, and it will make you eat less. So besides ability to burn fat, coconut oil can also regulate your appetite.
How can coconut oil remove belly fat?
coconut oil increases the energy that affect more calorie burning and it can also reduce the appetite. According to that it is logical that it can have positive effect in reduction of the fat depositions in the stomach area.
A simple research was made that confirmed about this property of coconut oil. The research was conducted on a group of 40 women. Half of them consumed 2 tablespoons of coconut oil a day and the other half soy oil in a period of 4 weeks. The research came up with this conclusions:
– Both groups lost about 1 kg of weight.
– Only the group that consumed coconut oil reduced the waist, while the other slightly increased it.
– The group that consumed coconut oil increased the level of good cholesterol, while the other lowered the good and increased bad cholesterol level. Even if both groups lost similarly equal amount of weight, group that consumed coconut oil achieved better results in reducing belly fat and we are all aware how dangerous it is.
How can coconut oil reduce blood sugar levels?
It is funny to think that a fat can regulate blood sugar levels, but it is a food that is recommended to diabetics, as a good food. The healthy fats that coconut oil is made of slow down the process of digestion and glycolic index of the meal. When coconut oil is added in meal with carbohydrates, it slows down the dissolving of sugars and keeps the blood sugar levels on normal.
REMEMBER: coconut oil is still a fat
Coconut oil is a fat and it has a certain amount of calories and you need to watch out how much you use. If you are following a restricted diet with certain amount of calories use of coconut oil can make you gain weight. But if you don’t have strict diet plan, coconut oil can reduce your appetite and help you lose weight. The main point is that you can replace all unhealthy fats that you use with coconut oil and you will definitely see the difference.