10 May 2019 | Opinion | By Sheryl Salis
Coconut oil is hailed as a superfood and is recommended for its myriad health benefits especially for women.
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Every mom is a supermom. Young or aged, working or housewife, married or a single mom, each one does her motherly duties with utmost passion and care, and never gets to take a “break” from her routine. She defies all the odds and sacrifices her needs, putting her family first before herself. Mothers are managers that can handle multiple tasks, right from decoding her baby’s babbles to juggling her career and house and therefore, she truly deserves all the goodness of health she can get.
In today’s age, mothers are increasingly looking to upgrade their food habits to keep their family and themselves fit and healthy. Mother’s deserve their share of health and thus a recommended superfood that can easily be found in the kitchen is Coconut Oil. Coconut oil is hailed as a superfood and is recommended for its myriad health benefits especially for women. Weight management, better brain functioning, better digestive system, are some of the benefits of using coconut oil.
Cold Pressed Organic Virgin Coconut Oil has a good taste and smell, since it is derived from fresh coconuts and is subjected to very low, if not totally nil, heat and sunlight, making it a natural antibiotic and a powerful antimicrobial. So how does a simple kitchen ingredient like coconut oil improve the health of women?
Cold Pressed Virgin Coconut Oil contains a unique combination of fatty acids that have a powerful effect on metabolism. VCNO is an oil source containing high concentration of Medium Chain Triglycerides (MCTs) which in the current studies have shown beneficial effect in waist circumference reduction. Research points to the fact that regular consumption of virgin coconut oil can reduce food cravings, boost energy levels, and help trim abdominal fat. Cold Pressed Virgin Coconut Oil benefits even breast-feeding mothers as the MCTs found in the oil are similar to the fats found in breast milk and have a similar nutraceutical effect. In-fact consumption of VCO improves weight gain in low weight babies while supports cognition and increases immunity in a baby.
Cold Pressed Organic Virgin Coconut Oil is packed with anti-bacterial, anti-microbial and anti-fungal nutrient lauric acid. This nutrient provides excellent support to help boost the immune system.
Therefor this Mother’s Day begin by making your life a little more healthy and happy by enjoying the goodness of a superfood and continue being the Supermom that you are!
Happy Mother’s Day!
Sheryl Salis- Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator