A gift from nature that has been used for centuries in Indian homes and has now reached homes across the globe, say hello to coconuts!
Hard from the outside, but what you find inside is soft cream and refreshing water that is both healthy and delicious! Coconut oil contains healthy saturated fats that actually accelerate the fat burning process. Not just that coconut provides your body and brain with quick energy; this is one of the major reasons why people who have low immunity or who are recovering from an illness are asked to have coconut water on a regular basis.
Now, there are many benefits of including coconut in your diet, here are some that affect your skin and health.
Coconut oil boosts the production of collagen and encourages the regeneration of cells in your skin. You know what that means; it helps make your skin firmer and also reduces wrinkles. Coconut oil is one of the most inexpensive and healthy ways to prevent and reverse anti-aging. Its antioxidant content slows down the ageing process by tackling harmful free radicals too.
Helps Control Diabetes
Did you know coconut improves the insulin secretion and utilization of blood glucose? It slows down the rise in blood sugar level, helps with quick digestion and absorbs nutrients and minerals effectively. Coconut also helps reduce glycemic cravings to a great extent.
Hydration from Within
Coconut water is filled with electrolytes that can hydrate your body from within. If you are a fitness enthusiast, you should definitely carry a bottle of coconut water with you and sip on it throughout the day. Not just hydration, coconut water also boosts immunity. It is tasty and has more benefits than regular water, so why not give it a shot?
Fights Dry Skin
If your skin turns dry and flaky in no time, coconut oil is going to become your new best friend. It moisturizes your skin and repairs the damage caused due to dryness. The oil also cleanses and detoxifies your skin, leaving it feeling soft and supple.
Acts as A Natural Sunscreen
Did you know that coconut oil has the potential to block at least 20% of the harmful UV rays and thereby prevent our skin from contracting skin cancer! It can also act as a moisturizer for your face and body.
Clean, Glowing Skin
Whether you eat it or apply it on your face and body, coconut cream, water and oil will help you attain that healthy, clean and glowing skin you’ve been wanting. Coconut cream and water boosts oxygen in the skin and massaging the oil on your skin promotes blood circulation. Coconut oil lets your skin breathe and promotes healthy, glowing skin.
Coconut Water Treats Oily Skin
Coconut water can help your skin attain balance by washing away excess oil. It also tackles acne, black spots and blemishes effectively. After applying coconut water on your face for a couple of minutes, you should wash your skin with cold water and pat it dry with a towel. Then apply a serum that suits your skin!
So, whether you're drinking the water, eating the cream, or consuming the oil; coconuts are a delicious and nutritious source of fiber, amino acids, vitamins and minerals. Enriched with tons of calcium, electrolytes, potassium, and magnesium; coconuts are a definite must-have in your daily diet.