Whoever knew that coconut milk could offer so much health benefit, skin and for the hair? … Well I know about the hair thanks to having some really close hair naturals close to me hehe. Well Let me get you to the main stuff am here for, below are 1o amazing health, skin and hair benefits of coconut milk.
Stronger Bones: Did not the word milk give the hint out already? Coconut milk is a boon for those who are dairy intolerant and have week bones. Why? It may not have as much calcium but it is a richer source of Phosphorus which is responsible for giving you stronger bones. It also helps alleviate arthritis symptoms as due to its antioxidant properties, it controls free radicals and decreases the risk of Joint inflammation.
Lowers Cholesterol: And this may come as a shocker but despite the high content of saturated fat in coconut milk, it still helps lower levels of cholesterol as compared to other dairy creams and butter. Coconut milk has lauric acid that boosts the good cholesterol or HDL in your body. Thus, coconut milk is one of the best forms of saturated fats as it is easy to break down for your body. It metabolizes to healthy forms like essential fatty acids including Omega 6.
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