There are many people dealing with thyroid conditions these days. And, whether or not you’re one of these people, a healthy functioning thyroid is something we all want … trust me!

It’s definitely an important aspect of our overall health and well-being.

That’s because your thyroid produces hormones that regulate your metabolism and body weight.

So, when your thyroid is healthy and functioning properly, your metabolism increases and the weight comes off. If you’re someone who struggles with weight loss, despite your efforts, then this may be an area to further research.

Coconut Oil for a Healthy Thyroid - Sophisticated Booty

  • Just a Few of the Amazing Qualities of Coconut Oil
  • Anti-bacterial
  • Anti-fungal
  • Anti-microbial
  • Anti-vital
  • Good source of Medium Chain Triglycerides (MCT)
  • Miscible with water – not going to clog up arteries and blood vessels, or your skin
  • Promotes weight loss & management
  • Increases thyroid activity
  • Quick energy source that doesn’t spike your blood sugar

Coconut oil has a super long list of health benefits and practical everyday uses … it’s crazy! Actually … it’s amazing!

But, since we’re talking about thyroid health, we’ll just stick to that.

Coconut oil is known to support thyroid health and function. So, a simple way we can improve the health and function of our thyroid, is by consuming coconut oil, and coconut products. Yummy … I love everything coconut!

And, what I like about this miracle oil is that, it’s really easy to incorporate into any diet.

My husband and I use coconut oil all the time. We love it! Everything from its great flavor and taste, to its heavenly smell, I’ve found coconut oil to be an excellent substitute for other oils.

Coconut Oil Cooking Substitutions

 These are just ideas to get you started. Be creative!

 Popcorn

Drizzle melted coconut oil on your popcorn, instead of butter or butter flavoring.

Toast

Spread coconut oil on toast, instead of butter.

Eggs

Cook your eggs in a little coconut oil.

Smoothies

Add 1-2 tablespoons of coconut oil into your smoothie.

Sauté Veggies

Use a little coconut oil to lightly sauté your vegetables.

Brownies

Replace butter or vegetable oil with coconut oil, next time you make brownies.

Coconut Oil Tips

Buy raw organic coconut oil.

When possible, melt on lowest possible temperature. If you are going to cook food in oil on a high temperature, coconut oil is the best option.

I definitely encourage you to look into coconut oil, and give it a try. And, please let me know how you’re using this amazing oil.

Best of Health,

Shahné

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