As much coconut oil as your body can take it. I said that because coconut oil not only helps to stimulate metabolism for burning fat, it also helps to increase your colon motility for more frequent bowel movements.
Sounds good if you have chronic constipation issue and don't forget that detox is a critical element for losing weight. But if you take more than what your body can handle, the runs can zap you out.
Which is why I cannot give you a specific amount of coconut oil that you should take for weight loss because each person has different body condition and constitution, and may react differently to the detox effect of coconut oil.
However, I can tell you that as long as you increase the amount progressively, you won't likely get the diarrhea-like effect. Even if it does, it won't hurt you as much as a real diarrhea would.
For example, start off with 1 tablespoon (3 teaspoons) of coconut oil spreading over the day first, such as 1 teaspoon added to your breakfast, 1 teaspoon to your lunch and 1 teaspoon to your dinner.
Will this amount effect any fat-burning?
Not quite, because ...read more