6 Easy Ways to Get More Coconut Oil Into Your Diet

Find out how to easily add nutrient-rich coconut oil to your daily menu.

6 Easy Ways to Get More Coconut Oil Into Your Diet

By Reina Berger

Coconut oil is packed with healthy-cholesterol-boosting saturated fats. Find out how to incorporate coconut oil into your diet and lower your risk of heart disease, boost your energy, improve your memory, and aid digestion in the process.


Cook With Coconut Oil

Since coconut oil has a particularly high smoke point it’s an ideal choice when cooking. Try to look for unrefined, pure coconut oil to get the most health benefits out of it. If you don’t want your dinner to taste tropical, you can give expeller pressed oil a try, since it tends to have less of that coconut flavor.

More: 99 Amazing Uses for Coconut Oil

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