Coconut oil may just be one of the healthiest foods in the world. The benefits go far beyond a nutritious cooking aid; you can use it for your skin and hair, too.
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It is made up of medium chain fatty acids, which have been shown to aid in overall health and wellbeing. It has been shown to help treat Alzheimer's disease, reduce the symptoms of arthritis, boost the immune system and aid in weight loss, amongst many other things.
Continue reading for more surprising benefits of coconut oil.