We’ve got 99 problems and coconut oil can solve about 98 of them. Kidding (not really though)! Give you radiant skin? Check. Help with better brain and memory function? Check. Boost energy and increase endurance? Check. Lower blood sugar and cholesterol? Check. Weight management? Check. So, yeah, it's basically magic.
Let's take a deeper dive into virgin coconut oil, why it was a must when creating Après (hello smooth, creamy texture!) and why this saturated fat should be a part of your daily routine.
Coconut oil is made up of beneficial fats called MCTs, also known as medium-chain triglycerides, which are easily absorbed and digested by the body. This is why it gives our brains and body the energy it needs to power through the day.
While we don't encourage fad diets for physical appearance or any one food to be the end all be all of health, coconut oil can help whittle the waistline, speed up your metabolism and curb your appetite.
MCTs also have anti-microbial affects, helping to protect your gut and fight off invaders and infection.
Need ideas for how to add more coconut oil into your diet? We've got you! With it's very high smoke point, it's perfect for cooking, like sautéing veggies or frying up eggs. It's also great stirred into your morning coffee and as a substitute for butter in your baked goods. And, of course, we love to slather it on post-shower for that Hollywood glow.
So, now that you understand coconut oil is pretty much liquid gold, the holy grail, whatever you want to call it, get creative and start using it more regularly! Or, just drink an Après a day, that sounds like a good idea😉