From coconut milk to coconut cream to coconut water and beyond, the coconut is a miracle food in many ways. The palm tree, from which the coconut grows, is known in some cultures as the “tree of life” – and we heartily agree! Here are some of the health benefits of coconuts…
Coconut and its milk provide a wide variety of health benefits.
A great source of nutrients, coconuts support the growth of healthy bones and teeth by helping the body to absorb calcium and magnesium.
Coconut milk also has antibacterial, antifungal and antiviral properties that help the body to increase its immunity and to fight off illness and disease.
Good for your heart, coconut products tend to increase HDL (good)
cholesterol and thus improve the cholesterol ratio for reducing heart
In addition, the nutrients and fatty acids in coconuts promote healthy skin and hair.
More about the benefits of coconuts…
For more details, visit coconutresearchcenter.org for a wealth of information about the health benefits of coconut products. For decades, the website’s founder, Dr. Bruce Fife, has advocated the benefits of coconut products and disputed the critical claims of the soy industry.