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MZ Coconut Oil NR is a unique, vegetable source of saturated fatty acids with a wide spectrum of applications in dietetics and cosmetology.
In an era when various nutrition models are popular – designed to help to improve physical condition and health, more and more products are being launched on the market. They are to diversify the menu with so far unknown ingredients. One of them is coconut oil, which for a reason has recently conquered the hearts and palates of many people.
Refining is a process of purifying substances. In the food industry, the term often refers to oils that are deprived of color, odor, and valuable minerals. The offered oil has been produced using mechanical methods, thanks to which it has a delicate, coconut taste and aroma. It also abounds in vitamins and trace elements, such as vitamin E, K, calcium, iron, and zinc.
Coconut oil is particularly popular among people who use high-fat diets because it is a rich source of saturated fatty acids. For the same reason, a lot of people avoid the coconut oil, because saturated fats are blamed for the development of cardiovascular diseases. It is worth adding that the vast majority of them are the so-called MCT, i.e. medium-chain fatty acids, which are credited with special properties, e.g. in terms of the improvement of lipid profile parameters (increase in HDL cholesterol and decrease in LDL).
Medium-chain fatty acids may actively participate in the fight for a slim figure. This is due to several mechanisms. MCTs delay gastric emptying, thus hindering the likelihood to eat high-calorie snacks. Besides, they increase the efficiency of metabolic processes, thereby enhancing thermogenesis and the utilization of excess fat.
To sum up, MZ Coconut Oil NR is a unique product from the group of vegetable fats, which, in addition to its health benefits, can also be used for guilt-free frying, because unlike oils, it has a higher smoking temperature.
The product is intended mainly for people who want to slightly diversify their menu with a health-promoting compound. A very popular application of coconut oil is adding it to coffee, creating the so-called bulletproof coffee. It is also often used when frying dishes, due to its high smoking temperature (about 175 degrees Celsius).
Coconut oil is also a great purchase for people interested in body care. It is used to prepare a hair mask that significantly moisturizes them and strengthens their structure. The product can be also applied to the skin for makeup removal or to facilitate wound healing.
Due to the dynamic development of the brand Muscle-zone, thereby increasing desire to meet the needs of people running a healthy and active lifestyle, we enriched our offer of sportswear (including specialist clothing), cosmetics and sports accessories, such as water bottles, shakers and pill boxes.
All these accessories have our new logo and the slogan "To be in the Muscle Zone", which constitutes a kind of personal mission statement of each of our clients.
However, to further meet their expectations, this time regarding healthy nutrition, we also introduced the phenomenal coconut oil by brand Soncone, having an amazing nutritional and care properties, and thus a very wide range of applications.
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The energy value is determined by the chemical composition of the food product, by means of the so-called. physiological equivalents energy., determining the value of metabolic energy contained in 1 g of the component. Most commonly used is the equivalent of Atwater: protein 4 kcal/g for carbohydrates 4kcal/g, and for fat 9kcal/g.
Fat is an essential nutrient plant and animal organisms. Because of the nutritional value and composition of fats are divided into: saturated (mono-saturated and multi-saturated fatty acids) and unsaturated fatty acids (including essential fatty acids - EFA). The group of lipids include lipids (triacylglycerols, waxes), complex fats (glycolipids, phospholipids), sterols and isoprenoids. Saturated fatty acids is a group of fatty acids having different carbon chain lengths, in which except for the carboxyl group, each of the carbon atoms is bound by a single bond. May adversely affect the lipid profile, so they can be used in limited quantities. Fats are a concentrated source of energy, with different flavours, facilitating the consumption and swallowing of food. They have building functions (part of cell membranes and co-create the white matter of the brain). EFAs are precursors of tissue hormones and biologically active compounds. The unsaturated fatty acids include fatty acids from the group Omega-3, Omega-6 and Omega-9 (the last digit indicates, on which, counting of the end of the chain, there is a double bond in the appropriate carbon chain. The essential fatty acids include: acids, medium-Omega-3 [n-3 ] included in EFAs [essential fatty acids], and long chain (eicosapentaenoic acid [EPA] and docosahexaenoic acid [DHA]) Omega-6 and Omega-9. the number indicates that the last double bond in the carbon chain is on the third from the end carbon atom. The acids from the omega 3 group are essential components of cell membranes, they are precursors of eicosanoids and biological activators. They must be combined with ingestion in suitable proportions of Omega-6 acids.
Dosage: Depending on demand and applied diet. It is generally accepted that fats should constitute 20-30% of the energy (calorie) of meals daily.
Saturated fatty acids are a group of fatty acid having different carbon chain lengths, in which except for the carboxyl group, each of the carbon atoms is linked by a single bond. Saturated fatty acids are commonly known as bad fat, which might adversely affect the cholesterol level, in particular by the action of acids: lauric, myristic, palmitic, and therefore their consumption should be reduced. Research carried out in this matter do not confirm entirely the prevailing beliefs.
Carbohydrates are an essential nutrient. They are divided into: simple sugars (monosaccharides), disaccharides and polysaccharides. In terms of the human bioavailability of carbohydrates is divided into: digestabe, those which are digested in the gastrointestinal tract by transferring energy to the tissues or cells (such as starch, fructose) and indigestable, resistant to digestive enzymes (e.g. cellulose) . Affects blood glucose levels (glycemic index) and the metabolism of insulin (insulin index). The greatest demand for carbohydrates occurs before physical activity or in the middle of it, because they increase the exercise capacity, consumed after exercise provide regeneration. In the sports diet the absorption rate it is important of carbohydrates and reactions of the organism. Available in mono-preparation supplements and part of the energetic supplements, creatine stacks, nitrogen boosters.
Dosage: according to the statistics of the Institute of Food and Nutrition, carbohydrates should comprise about 50% of daily energy intake. In some diets, used residual carbohydrate consumption, not exceeding 30g / 24h.
Sugars - is the term used to refer to the crystal structure of the carbohydrate (sugar), characterized by a sweet taste. This group includes: sucrose (obtained from sugar cane and sugar beets and natural foods), fruit sugars (fructose) and glucose. Carbohydrate intake should not exceed 10% of the energy consumed during the day meals. Excess intake of sugars leading to diseases, including diabetes, atherosclerosis and obesity. Particular caution should be performed carbohydrate intake by athletes of sculpting disciplines and people on a diet. A greater need for carbohydrates, due being easily accessible sources of energy, may be in the periods before and after workouts and before and after the fight. Preparations available at www.muscle-zone.pl
Proteins (proteins, polypeptides) is a polymer, of which the basic units (monomers) are amino acids. Protein is composed of carbon, oxygen, nitrogen, hydrogen and sulfur, and is an elementary nutrient necessary for the proper functioning of the body, an ingredient and a component of tissues, part of the hormones and enzymes and other bioactive substances. Protein determines the proper metabolism and energy processes, as well as all other life processes. The sources of natural proteins are foods of animal origin (including meat, fish, eggs, dairy products) and plant origin (legumes, soy). Deficiency of protein leads to protein malnutrition and a significant weakening of the body. It can lead to anaemia, reduced immunity, muscle relaxation, disorders of the digestive system. Also, overdose protein is undesirable because it can lead to acidification of the body, and interfere with the digestive system and an increase in the concentration of homocysteine in the blood. It is a component of many supplements and nutrients necessary for the proper functioning of the body, both showing a low physical activity, or training the strength and endurance competitions.
Dosage: strength athletes: approx. 1.7 - 2.5 g / 1 kg of body weight; endurance athletes and strength -endurance athletes approx. 1.3 - 2 g / 1 kg of body weight, people with low activity approx. 0.8 - 1.1 g / 1 kg of body weight / 24h. In estimating the amount of protein, you should take into account the intake of other nutrients (carbohydrates and fats)
Salt (sodium chloride, or table salt), natural source of electrolytes (chlorine and potassium), regulating water and electrolyte and acid-base balance of the body, affecting the nervous system and blood pressure. Sodium is an essential element for the proper growth. The proper dose of salt prevents overheating of the body and solar stroke. It provides the proper functioning of muscles and nerves the body. Chlorine in combination with sodium, is involved in the digestive process and maintains acid-base balance in the body, as antitoxin removes toxic products of metabolism in the liver. Salt is a flavour component and preservative of many foods, nutritional supplements and mixtures of electrolytes, available at www.muscle-zone.pl
Dosage: no specific standards of consumption, used so as to provide sufficient amount of electrolytes to the body (sodium and chloride).