Harry Nilsson – Coconut
The amazing uses of coconuts from the outside in!
Soo many DIY ideas and ways to repurpose the coconut shell. You can make:
Delicious and nutritious. Can be used to make coconut milk, coconut oil, and in your favorite recipes.
Coconut water is low in calories, fat-free, high in potassium (has 2x more potassium than a banana), low in sodium. It has a small amount of calcium, magnesium, and phosphorus.
It has long been the belief that coconut water can cure disease and ensure good health. According to tradition, coconut water is useful in preventing and relieving many health problems including dehydration, constipation, digestive disturbances, malnutrition, fatigue, heatstroke, boils, diarrhea, kidney stones, osteoporosis, urinary tract infections, and sterility. Whenever someone is sick, coconut water is usually part of the treatment to nourish the patient back to health. Interestingly, modern medical science is now confirming the effectiveness of coconut water for many of these conditions. The greatest amount of research to date on coconut water has been in regard to its effectiveness in treating dehydration and heatstroke (“Coconut Water: Dew from the Heavens”, Bruce Fife, ND).
Coconut water hydrates the body naturally. It has been called “Nature’s Gatorade”. This isotonic solution and effectively replaces the fluids, electrolytes, and minerals that the body looses during physical activity.
Dr. Robynn Chutkan, a gastroenterologist and an assistant professor of medicine at Georgetown University Hospital states, “Diarrhea is the main obstacle to hydration, but I am not a fan of Gatorade to treat it. It’s very synthetic stuff and has citric acid, sodium citrate and sugar. And it’s very concentrated, which could lead to the worsening of diarrhea. Coconut water is great because it’s already diluted and it’s natural” (Barclay).
We’ve also tried and love coconut water kefir! Here’s some info we’ve compiled about coconut water kefir:
We’re excited to continue learning about and exploring all of the amazing benefits and uses of coconuts. We love coconuts! Can you tell?