There is a diet called the Coconut Oil Diet. It’s a bit like the Atkins diet with the addition of 2-3 tbsp of coconut oil every day. Twenty minutes before mealtime is the best time to take your coconut oil as it will significantly reduce appetite and help you to feel full more quickly and be satisfied with smaller portions.
Use the following guidelines to determine how much oil to consume before each meal:
If ingesting coconut oil straight up a challenge, there are alternative ways to get coconut oil into your diet.
Coconut oil is stable enough to tolerate high cooking temperatures without suffering any changes to the structure of its fats. To benefit from the satiating and metabolism-boosting effects of coconut oil, replace the fats you usually use for cooking your meat and vegetables with coconut oil. You can use coconut oil to stir-fry vegetables or to cook your eggs, salmon, shrimp, chicken or even a steak.
We have listed recipes on the blog but have rounded up recipes that use coconut oil in specific diets. We hope you find them useful resources and encourage you to start or continue using coconut oil in your diet.
Going gluten-free or vegan can pose as a challenge especially if you are used to eating certain foods that are all of a sudden in the list of foods to avoid/stop eating.