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Improve your Immune System with Virgin Coconut Oil

Your officemate sneezes and immediately you are down with the flu. Your allergy to dust, pets, and seafoods limits your actions and interfere with your activities. These are signs that you have a weak immune system. Your body doesn’t need to suffer from all these hassles. Protect yourself with virgin coconut oil!

The world hasn’t changed much. Prevention is still the best cure to stay healthy. But with the pollution getting worse and as the standard of living deteriorates, it seems to be getting more difficult.  

Let’s face it; we are living in a very imperfect world. Everyday, we are exposed to thousands, even millions of germs, all set to be a nuisance in your daily activities.   Having a weak immune system is like offering yourself to the attacks of these unseen bullies. It can do much more than keep you ill and uncomfortable. Frequent sickness can ruin your career and keep you from enjoying life to the fullest.

A Powerful Shield

The MCFA’s of virgin coconut oil is remarkable for its antimicrobial properties that kill harmful viruses, bacteria, fungi, and parasites. This was discovered in 1966 by Jon Kabara Ph.D.  in his effort to solve food preparation problems. When MCFA’s are digested, they are broken down into monoglycerides and free fatty acids. Coconut oil by itself cannot destroy disease-causing organisms. To activate antimicrobial properties, it needs to be digested first.

Important medium chain fatty acids present in coconut oil that possess antimicrobial characteristics are Lauric Acid, Capric acid, and Caprylic acid. Their monoglyceride form, monolaurin, monocaprylin, and monocaprin also hinder microbes from terrorizing the immune system. Individually, these fatty acids attack microbes differently. Some may be effective at killing a particular organism that cause fungus infections but is less effective in killing other microbes. However, their united activity will provide your body with a very powerful shield against diseases. Monolaurin (monoglyceride form of lauric acid) is considered to have the best antiviral, antifungal, and antibacterial effect.

Human breast milk contains medium chain triglyceride (MCTs) that does not only serve as nourishment for newborn infants; it also protects the child from catching diseases. This is said to be similar to those found in coconut oil and has the same antimicrobial properties.

Say goodbye to sickness and poor health. Strengthen your immune system with virgin coconut oil!

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