Don’t fear fat! Fat has gotten a bad reputation over the last several decades, and the presence of quality fats in our diets has dramatically diminished. Low fat diets and low fat foods became popular in the 1980’s as fat was associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease.
Cuckoo for Coconut Water?
Coconut is one of the latest foods to gain popularity in the US, but its health benefits have long been established. Botanically, the coconut fruit is a drupe, not a true nut and its uses are quite versatile from commercial, industrial to domestic areas. The coconut fruit is linked to the following health benefits: