Health-Nut for Coconut

Mar 24, 2011 by

Nutrition Facts


Today I went bought a young coconut because of all these incredible things I have been reading about it.   Now I am in love with it, I will have to start getting it every day.

Do you know the Nutritional Benefits of Young Coconut?

Coconut Water has more nutrients than a whole milk

Coconut Water is better than juice and has less calories and has no artificial sugar
Coconut water is a universal donor and Its identical to human blood

Coconut juice is low in carbohydrates and calories, and contains more electrolytes than other fruit and vegetable juices. It is full of various vitamins and minerals that are essential for the body, including copper, phosphorous, sulfur and vitamin C.  An 8-ounce serving of coconut water contains over 14 mg of calcium,  B- Complex such as riboflavin, thiamine, niacin, folate.  These  vitamins are important for the development and maintenance of various organs and systems.  B vitamins play various roles in enzyme production, skin health, protein breakdown, energy production, immune system maintenance, red blood cell production and nervous system function.

Magnesium is another electrolyte in coconut water. It is essential for muscle contractions, energy production and protein synthesis.

Young coconut water provides better total body re-hydration and blood volume restoration. It naturally restores plasma glucose in the body, making it beneficial for reducing nausea and upset stomach after a really intense workout.

Coconut water also has a lot of potassium, which is vital for the proper operation of all organs and tissues in the body.

They can come a bit pricey, today I got them 2 for 6 dollars in Whole Foods.   But if you really think about it, you are paying for your health.  You can make a difference in your life and your health by adding one or two or three amazing foods to your diet, such as raw cacao, goji berries, bee pollen, coconut, etc.  The most important thing is to stay consistent, consistency is how you make a huge impact on your life in general.  We live in this world of abundance but at the same time there are so many people suffering from obesity and lack of proper nutrition. We can all make a difference by learning more about our food.
So Go Nuts for Coconuts!





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