Why is it so healthy? Coconut oil contains triglycerides which are different from the ones from our usual diet plus they are digested differently in our body. As addition to this it is antibacterial and antifungal and may prevent and cure infections in our body.
Triglycerides are proven to have therapeutic effects on several brain disorders, including epilepsy and Alzheimers.
Why it helps in losing weight? Study showed the medium chain fatty acids, which are in it, increase our energy by 5% and due to this we can reduce the amount of food we consume daily. Also you will feel a lot younger, more beautiful, stronger and full.
Here is a guide how to add coconut oil in your drinks.
As we mentioned before it is proven that coconut oil has many advantages and benefits to your body. The best way to consume it is with your morning coffee because it will give you the much needed energy for a great start of the day.
The bad side of this wonderful ingredient is that it is only oil and it cant be easily mixed with the drink. However, this havent stopped people from experimenting and finding new ways of combining coconut oil with their favorite hot and cold drinks. Below we provide you a short guide how to add coconut oil in your cold and hot drinks.
Coconut oil in cold drink
Coconut oil is great with thick cold drinks. All you need to do is to preheat it a bit before adding it to the mixture. Blend all together and you can consume the drink. A great tip is to add a bit of avocado in your green juices for great results. This drink will be great energy booster and it will help you lose weight.
Avocado Greens with Coconut Oil
- 12 pineapple, cubed
- 6 kale leaves
- 1 pear
- 1 cup broccoli
- 1 handful spinach
- 1 cucumber
- 4 celery stalks
- 1 inch piece ginger
- 1 avocado
- 1 tbsp coconut oil, melted
Put all of the ingredients in a juicer except avocado and coconut oil. Make the juice and then put it in blender. Put the blender on lowest speed and consequently add avocado and then coconut oil. You might need to blend it longer in order to get perfect smooth mixture. Consume it fresh.
Coconut oil in hot drink
Again we must stress out that coconut oil is great with something thick. If you consider drinking some tea with coconut oil than our advice is to add a bit of honey in order to mix it properly and avoid large clumps in your drink. Here is the recipe for this delicious drink.
Lemon Tea with Coconut Oil
- 1 tbsp raw honey
- 1-3 tbsp coconut oil
- 12 lemon, juiced
- 1 bag green tea (or loose leaf)
- Hot water
First mix the coconut oil and honey in separate bowl. Then add tea and lemon juice. Mix it until the honey dissolves. You may experience clumping but mix the tea constantly to avoid it in you sips.