Just a Spoonful a Day of These 5 Foods Can Boost Your Health

Just a little bite of these five foods each day can provide big health benefits.

Coconut Oil

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Coconut Oil

Serving Size: 1 tbsp

The recommended serving of coconut oil is a single tablespoon, but using it the right way could have significant positive impacts on your health. Coconut oil is high in a rare type of saturated fat known as lauric acid, which scientists believe might be the key to its health benefits. When used to replace butter or most vegetable oils, coconut oil has been shown to help reduce fat mass, improve cholesterol and beautify hair and skin. Use it in place of butter, lard or vegetable oils in your cooking and baking to reap big rewards for your body.

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