You may have heard that coconut oil helps you lose weight?
Well I am here to bust this myth right now.
There’s no doubt about it, that coconut oil is good for us. It is good for us to have healthy fats as it helps our bodies, and especially our thyroid to function properly. And when our bodies function properly, we are able to lose weight, but only if…
We don’t eat too many calories – yes and that even includes the good stuff like coconut oil.
** Please note that this post may contain affiliate links which means that I can receive a small payment if you make a purchase through my links.
We all want to believe that there is some secret miracle food that will shift our weight if only we would eat enough of it, but unfortunately that’s just not true.
I’ve managed to steadily gain weight by eating lots of coconut oil and other healthy things.
But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t eat it, not at all.
You should be eating coconut oil because it’s good for you, and what’s great about coconut oil is that it’s one of the most healthy oils you can use for cooking with.
So by all means, cook with it as that’s what it’s great for.
FREE SMOOTHIE WEIGHT LOSS BUNDLE
For A Limited Time, Grab Your FREE 260+ Page Smoothies For Weight Loss Bundle So You Can:
* Shed your excess weight without cravings
* Triple your energy levels without coffee
* Get glowing, clear skin naturally
The next question you might be asking is, should I add it to my smoothies?
After all, there are 117 calories in each tablespoon of coconut oil, so this is going to reduce the amount of other food you can add to your smoothie as a result to stay within your calorie range for weight loss.
Plus, most blenders will struggle to blend the coconut oil and you might find it still left unblended in a clump – not nice!
Oil is one of the most calorie dense foods we can eat, so we should use it sparingly.
I’m not saying we don’t need fat in our diet. We definitely do for good health and to make us feel satisfied after a meal.
But I much prefer to get my healthy fat from whole foods such as nuts, seeds, avocados and coconut especially in a smoothie because they make the texture so creamy and delicious.
So there’s not a chance you would ever get me to switch out a tablespoon of nuts for a tablespoon of coconut oil.
But as for my cooking, I’ll choose a small amount of coconut oil to cook with as it makes vegetables extra delicious.
So how do we manage to incorporate high (but healthy) fat foods like coconut oil, nuts, seeds, avocado and coconut into our diet and still manage to consistently lose weight?
You need to incorporate them into a calorie controlled (healthy) diet plan.
Like mine :)
Click here to get started with my done for you calorie counted meal plan, and drop a dress size this week, at absolutely no cost to you!
Katherine ‘no oily smoothies’ Kyle
Are you struggling to lose weight and keep it off?
Are you feeling run down and are struggling with ever increasing health problems?
Green Thickies new 7 Day Detox will help you drop a dress size, improve your skin, your energy will soar and you are going to be so in control and proud of yourself.
You won't go hungry on this diet ... And better yet - it actually requires minimal time in the kitchen.
Get results like this...Hi Katherine,
I just wanted to tell you I completed the 7 day detox and I feel so great.
I have lost 6lbs, do not feel like I need more my morning coffee, the flushing of my facial skin from rosacea has dramatically reduced and I am so excited to wake up each morning and make a green thickie for breakfast!!
I am a stay at-home, homeschooling momma of 3 littles and at times so busy I would forget to feed myself!
I would go most of the day without eating and then snack on random things.
I gained 60 pounds the last 6 years during pregnancy.
I have lost 30lbs but recently plateaued and have felt so frustrated.
I’ve tried everything from paleo and keto to the point where I didn’t know what to eat or how much and felt like even eating fruit was bad for me which thankfully it’s not!
What a game changer for me. Thank you for sharing a simple but effective program.
I’m so excited to continue another week with this plan! Thankful Stephanie
Use this special voucher to get $10 off: WEBSITE (Add discount code WEBSITE at the checkout)
Click here to get started