How To Use Coconut Oil For Weight Loss

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Coconut oil has some amazing health benefits! It is being used by some of the healthiest individuals on Earth, particularly in the Western world. These people eat massive amounts of coconut products each year, but are known for their amazing health.

One of the greatest health benefit is using coconut oil for weight loss. The effect this miracle oil has on your metabolism will blow you away! Excess body fat can be melted away, even the hard to get rid abdominal fat.

When shopping for coconut oil, always look for cold pressed oil. It should be unrefined and virgin. The oil should also be ethically sourced. Anything that is refined will not deliver as good of results.

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How To Use Coconut oil For Weight Loss

How To Use Coconut Oil For Weight Loss

Many have found the prime time to take coconut oil is about 20 to 30 minutes before eating a meal.

Once the oil has entered your body, it will help promote weight loss by reducing hunger. Smaller portions of food are eaten, thus helping with weight lose.

Coconut oil can be melted and added to tea or coffee. For others who do not care for hot drinks, they may favor just eating a spoon of the oil.

The following guide has been established for amounts of coconut oil to ingest:

  • Individuals that weigh 90 to 130 pounds should take one tablespoon of coconut oil before each meal.
  • Those that weigh 131 to 180 pounds should take one and a half tablespoons coconut oil prior to a meal.
  • Anyone over 180 pounds should ingest two tablespoons before each meal.

If you prefer not to eat the coconut oil, you can substitute other oils in your diet for coconut oil. It can be used in many dishes and can even be baked with.

Other Ways To Incorporate Coconut Oil Into Your Diet

Coconut oil can be used many different ways for weight loss. An all time favorite way is to mix some coconut oil into coffee. Just a spoonful is all you need in a mug of hot coffee. This helps the body as it will keep it more satisfied between meals, so at the next eating, you do not over eat.

One of the tastiest ways to use coconut oil in your diet is to mix it in with your rice. When making a batch of white rice, add in just a teaspoon of coconut oil for each half cup of rice to the boiling water.

Simmer the rice in the coconut oil water for 20 to 40 minutes, then place in the refrigerator for 12 hours. This will allow the body to take in 50 to 60% less calories.

The Top Benefits of Using Coconut Oil For Weight Loss

When using coconut oil, you can stop one of the biggest factors of weight gain: yeast and candida. Many of us do not realize that when either of these two are present in the body, weight loss will not happen.

Things that these may cause are fatigue, sinus infections, and poor concentration. Yeast and candida need sugar in order to survive. They signal to the body to eat more sugary foods, which we all know is not good for weight loss.

If you need to use coconut oil for yeast or candida, please do so with caution. You will want to start slow using this method, as diving right in can cause headaches, foggy
thinking, and chills.

Using coconut oil for weight loss is a very inexpensive and effective tool. Did you know that coconut oil can give a person extra energy? MCTS fat will not be stored in the body, but rather it will be taken to the liver where it can be converted into energy.

To go along with weight loss, this amazing oil will help your pancreas produce more insulin. Blood sugar levels can be regulated better. Glucose can be produced as it is needed, which means more energy for the body. More energy equals a better chance to lose weight.

Many may not realize that coconut oil can also help with hormones. The body needs fatty acids in order to regulate things, such as your mood. When coconut oil is ingested, digestion will be improved as healthy hormones are produced. Stress and anxiety may also be lowered, which in turn will provide a great energy in the body.

Fat stores that are often stubborn, such as on the thighs, legs, and belly, can begin to be used.

Did you know that coconut oil can help vitamins and minerals be absorbed better in the body? When this miraculous oil is taken every day, fat-soluble vitamins (A, D, E, and K) are better absorbed. When you have good absorption of these, the body will feel less tired.

You will be less stressed and have adequate energy to do the things you want to do, which will mean more calories burned. Absorbing these vitamins can also mean there is a reduction in hunger.


As you can see, coconut oil is a miracle oil that can be used for weight loss. It is great tasting, but is not super expensive. As an added benefit, a jar of it will last a very long time. Coconut oil should be added slowly to the diet. If you start with three full tablespoons a day, it can make you sick. You will see more benefits if you start slowly and work your way up to this amount.

2 Replies to “How To Use Coconut Oil For Weight Loss

  1. Thank you, I knew I did it right, I always use a spoonful of coconut oil in my coffee. Not for losing weight, but as a veggie I need to use additions to keep an healthy diet. I never thought it could also help as a weight lost product by taking a spoonful half an hour before every meal. I can lose some weight, so I am going to try this out for a month or so, to see if it has some effect. I might buy the coconut capsules for that matter, I don’t really like to swallow a spoonful of clear coconut oil.


    1. Loes there are many people that add coconut oil to their coffee and also to green tea for losing weight. I agree with you that coconut oil is much easier to take in that way, or in a capsule! I put it in my green tea every day, which makes a really great weight loss drink as green tea is also known for its great weight loss properties! 

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