By Ellen Vincent
Published: January 9, 2013.
Coconut oil explains the many health benefits of this wonder oil. Extra virgin coconut oil is packed with some very special fats, which behave more like carbohydrates, as well as a wealth of antioxidants. This means that coconut oil can be used to help with dieting and many health conditions such as diabetes, Alzheimer's and heart disease. Ways of using it for skin and hair health are also given.