The popular meaning of this term is quite different from its specific medical definition. Gut health refers to a state of effective digestion and absorption of food, resulting in gastrointestinal wellbeing and an absence of illness.
Coconut oil is high in natural saturated fats. Saturated fats not only increase the healthy cholesterol (known as HDL cholesterol) in your body, but also help convert the LDL “bad” cholesterol into good cholesterols.
Obesity is now one of the major health problems in developed countries as this is associated with metabolic syndrome and other weight related medical complications that can impact on life expectancy and quality of life.