You may be in a jam whether to eat coconut when in diet or wondering whether it is a fatty food item or somebody would have told that it is a strict no-no for people wanting to shed extra pounds of fat. But before all, please realize that you cannot ignore fats in your food and if you still ignore them, then you might end up eating more carbohydrates and gain extra weight as you will never feel full or satiated.
Coconut is one of nature’s gifted foods that are composed of nutrients, vitamins, minerals and a few essential elements. It helps our body solve many of our daily problems -hypertension, blood pressure, memory loss, dehydration, acidity and cures skin-related disorders. It is awesome, isn’t it? Gone are the days saying “An apple a day”, let’s shout out “A coconut a day, keeps the doctor…”!
Coming to the myth behind the suggestion for weight loss, it is the fiber content of coconut that enables our body to quickly feel full and reduces our consumption responding to the appetite. Also, these fibers are a good source of instant energy to the body to replenish faster from body exhaustion that you are undergoing.
Biologically, it lacks carbohydrates and is found rich in middle chain fatty acids. The enzymes present in coconut aids in the easy breakdown process of these fatty acids, thereby saving energy and efficiency. Lauric acid content seems to activate the biological metabolism and helps boost immunity.
Potassium is the main constituent and immediate element of application inside the body as it balances the acid-base level in stomach. One loses electrolyte in the form of sweat during his/her workout or the body may be dehydrated in the evening after day long hectic work. Hence, coconut is conducive as an evening snack, making it a good energy resource and regulates the body pressure as well.
It is a well-known fact that it acts as a skin expert with anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial characteristics. It is also called as the ‘beauty ingredient’ as almost all beauty mixtures contain coconut (oil) by default.
Coconut: Though fatty, it is an amazing snack for people undergoing weight loss diets!
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