The Wonder Fruit: Coconut Facts, Health Benefits and Recipes!

Coconut 2Coconuts are one my favorite fruits because  they are a powerhouse of health and a true superfood! The coconut is referred to as “The Tree of Life” because every bit of the coconut is used. We can produce drink, food, fuel, utensils and the uses for the coconut tree seems almost endless.  I use coconut oil daily on my skin as a moisturizer, I use it to bake, and cook with instead of any salad oils, I use it for oil pulling that is great for oral health. I use organic unrefined coconut oil so that I know I am getting the healthiest coconut possible without any toxic additives or preservatives.

 There are so many health benefits from using coconut from the:

 Let that a look at some of the health benefits that you can gain from using coconut.

  • Heart health
  • Coconut Oil contains fatty acids with Powerful Medicinal Properties
  • Coconut oil can help you burn fat, reduce hunger and lose weight
  • Coconut oil kills viruses and fungi such as candida
  • It boost HDL levels to help maintain healthy cholesterol levels
  • It is great for oral health, kills bad bacteria in your mouth and helps fight tooth decay
  • Coconut help you protect your skin from harmful sun damage
  • Coconut has shown to help combat diabetes
  • Coconut water fight hydration and can help balance your electrolytes
  • Coconut improves digestion by supporting absorption of valuable nutrients and is loaded with fiber for a healthier gut.
  • Coconut has — No Trans-Fats, is Gluten-Free, Non-Toxic, Hypoallergenic
  • It is Antibacterial, Antiviral, Antifungal, and Anti-parasitic healing properties.
  • Coconut helps boost the immune system and helps your whole body stay strong and healthy.

Check out the 6 Ways to Enjoy Coconut Butter!s!

 

Make coconut a part of your healthy diet!

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12 thoughts on “The Wonder Fruit: Coconut Facts, Health Benefits and Recipes!”

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    1. HI Leo,
      Thanks for reading my article, commenting, and sharing your information. Coconut oil is truly has amazing values to our body. Have a healthy, happy & blessed day!

    1. HI Rea,
      I totally agree. Thank you for providing the link to the information. Have a healthy, happy & blessed day!

  3. Hi Marla,
    I am often happiest when I am on a tropical island where I can step outside and find fresh coconuts everywhere. I love drinking fresh coconut water especially. I have also simplified my health and beauty routine and simply use organic coconut oil to replace all hair and skin moisturizers as well as in my kitchen for multiple purposes. Thank you for sharing “The Wonder Fruit: Coconut Facts, Health Benefits and Recipes!” at the Healthy, Happy, Green and Natural Party Blog Hop. I’m Pinning and sharing!

    1. HI Deborah,
      It sounds wonderful to be on a topical island – using coconut oil and coconut in my home is probably the closest I’ll get to a topical island. I also use coconut oil on my skin and use it for brushing my teeth as well as other cosmetic purposes. Thanks for sharing my post.

  4. Your post got me thinking and that’s one of the great things about blogging and sharing knowledge. Learning from each other is a great thing to do. Thanks Marla for this very informative post. Hope you and your readers see my shares, “Exercise Improves Mind Body Health” and “Use Energy from Green to Refresh You and Your Home.” Thanks again. Nancy Andres @ obloggernewbie.blogspot.com and http://www.colors4health.com

    1. Hi Nancy,
      Thanks for reading my article and commenting. I truly agree with about sharing knowledge and information. I try to share every one of your post and others that I feel can be of help to others and help to find solutions to problems and healthier life. Have a healthy, happy & blessed day.

  5. ivegotbigbulls

    I seriously adore coconut and all it’s butters, oils, milk, etc! Such a great product!

    1. I do too. Coconut is truly a wonderful gift from nature. Thanks for stopping by and commenting. Have a healthy, happy & blessed weekend!

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