9 Benefits of Coconut in our day-to-day life

All of us use coconut or its byproducts in one way or another in our routine life. But we’re not fully aware of the miracles this fruit can do. So let’s take out a few minutes to know about the good things that Coconut can do for us. This World Coconut Day, we would like to give it all due credits that it deserves by telling you few of its many magical effects on our body.   

1. Weight Loss
It’s super beneficial for those who are trying to lose weight as coconut helps treat the undesired abdominal fat and also increases your metabolism rate which makes the fat-losing process faster. Have around 200g of Coconut daily and you’ll be good to go.

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2. Immunity
Have you ever noticed that when someone in the family falls ill, the doctor generally adds coconut water to their diet? The reason being coconut water is really helpful in strengthening our immune system, which in turn helps our body to fight the bacterias that can cause diseases, and hence making the recovery faster.  

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3. Prevents Tooth  Decay and Bad Breath
The antibacterial properties of Coconut Oil helps keep the mouth healthy and it is many a times used as an ingredient in toothpastes. It not only fights the tooth decay causing enzymes but is widely used as a mouthwash for getting rid of bad breath.

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4. Refreshing and rejuvenating
Coconut water can be a perfect substitute for soft drinks like Coke and Pepsi which have a very high sugar content. It not only feels good to have Coconut water on a hot, sunny day but it also keeps you energetic and makes you more alive and fresh 🙂

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5. Helps in healing scars
Haven’t our grannies always recommended applying coconut oil on scars for making them heal faster? They we’re right all along. Coconut oil is proven to have anti inflammatory properties which makes the scar tissue fade faster. Vitamin E present in it, which is an antioxidant, is also known for speeding up the healing process 

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6. Development of healthier bones and teeth
Eating coconut enables your body to absorb calcium which helps in improving the density of your bones and also keeps your teeth and bones stronger and healthier.

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7. Clean and youthful skin
Drinking coconut water not only helps in keeping your skin hydrated, adds the required moisture and gives you a flawless, glowing skin. Applying coconut oil on your skin will give you the same results.

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8. Beautiful Shiny Hair
Drinking Coconut water or applying its oil to your scalp can do wonders to your mane. It not only adds shine and luster to your hair, but also helps in making them stronger and healthier !!

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9. Flushes the toxins out
Coconut helps in flushing out the toxins out of your system and thus giving you a healthy, clean and a youthful body. Its antioxidants properties helps purifying your skin and makes you look younger.

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These are a few reasons why you should start having more and more of coconut in your daily life. It’s a gift of nature for a healthy and beautiful you and you should be grateful for it. Happy World Coconut Day 🙂

Written by our intern : Avni Mehta

 

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