How to Use Coconut Oil for Weight Loss

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How to Use Coconut Oil for Weight Loss

It is best to liquify the coconut oil in hot water before consuming as a weight loss aid, because coconut oil naturally solidifies at 76F.

The best time to take your coconut oil is 20 minutes before mealtime as it will help you to feel full more quickly and be satisfied with smaller portions and will significantly reduce appetite.

If you want to liquefy the coconut oil, mix 1-2 tablespoons of coconut oil in a bowl and add hot water or herbal tea. Stir until it melts and drink it.  Use the following guidelines to determine the amount of oil to consume before every meal:

  • 90-130 lbs, use 1 tablespoon of coconut oil before every meal for a total of 3 tablespoons per day.
  • 131-180 lbs, use 1.5 tablespoons of coconut oil before every meal for a total of 4.5 tablespoons per day.
  • Over 180 lbs, use 2 tablespoons of coconut oil before every meal for a total of 6 tablespoons per day.

Also, another simple and easy way to liquefy the coconut oil is by simply eating the coconut oil and letting it melt in your mouth for a few seconds before swallowing it.

* Try using herbal bitters as an inexpensive remedy to help your gall bladder and liver adjust,if you find that the coconut oil makes you a bit queasy at first.

What is the Best Coconut Oil for Weight Loss?

Be aware that not all coconut oils are useful for weight loss purposes!

Because coconut oil is very resistant to heat damage, often solvents are used to extract it, so buying high quality oil from a reputable company is very importantif you want to avoid any chemical residues.

A good idea for your weight loss isto use only organic virgin coconut oil therapeutically, as no chemicals will have been used in processing and all the delicate micronutrients in the oil will be preserved.

Source : www.thehealthyhomeeconomist.com