While most people are already aware of the wonderful benefits of coconut oil, not too many people know that coconut butter has more nutrients and health benefits than coconut oil even though they are both from the same tree.

Coconut butter is made from all the parts of the coconut and that includes it flesh while coconut oil is just an extract of the coconut fruit.

Coconut butter therefore has more iron, magnesium and potassium than coconut oil because it incorporates the entire fruit.

What are the health benefits of coconut butter?

It boosts your immune system

Coconut butter is rich in lauric acid which helps in boosting your immune system. This acid is also found in breast milk and it will empower your immunity for you to be able to fight off infection better.

It can help you lose weight
Coconut butter will increase your rate of metabolism and when you breakdown food quicker your body will better absorb and use the foods nutrients while waste buildup is excreted at regular periods. When you don’t store up food in your body because of a slow rate of metabolism then you lose weight more naturally. Coconut butter will also give you a full feeling to help reduce your appetite. You can consume about two tablespoons of coconut butter daily and within weeks you will significantly lose weight.

Coconut butter will protect your skin

Coconut butter protects your skin from the damage caused by free radicals and it will also moisturize your skin leaving it looking radiant and bright. It will penetrate deep into your skin and will strengthen your skin tissues thereby improving the elasticity of your skin and preventing it from premature aging.

It will regulate your blood sugar

When your blood sugar level is high you tend to have difficulty breaking down food quicker. You will end up storing this excess sugar in your body as body fat.

Coconut butter will lower your glycemic index when it is included in your daily meals. By so doing your blood sugar level will be regulated and you will also be protected from getting type II diabetes as it will prevent insulin resistance as well.

Source:healthyfoodstar.com

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While most people are already aware of the wonderful benefits of coconut oil, not too many people know that coconut butter has more nutrients and health benefits than coconut oil even though they are both from the same tree. Coconut butter is made from all the parts of the coconut...