Why You Should Eat, Drink, and Wear Coconut

  2017-02-21 10:00AM
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Besides being rich in vitamins and minerals like calcium, magnesium, iron, and folate (to name just a few!) there are a wealth of benefits to incorporating various forms of coconut into your lifestyle -- and we don’t just mean eating it. Here are a few forms of coconut that we love. Coconut Oil Coconut oil is great for skin and teeth, so consider leaving a jar in your medicine cabinet and the kitchen. For pearly whites, give oil pulling a try. Take a spoonful of coconut oil and swish it around your teeth like mouthwash for 20 minutes. Make it part of a regular morning routine to see results. It’s also a great natural moisturizer for your skin and hair. Coconut Flour A paleo baking staple! Because coconut is naturally sweet, paleo-friendly desserts that don’t use coconut flour are an awful lot less common. So make sure to have it on hand for the next time you’re in the mood for a treat. It’s also a good fiber source. Coconut Water Coconut water can rehydrate you -- and quickly. That’s why it’s a great go-to option after completing your WOD. It also helps cure hangovers and can serve as a supplement to nursing moms. Coconut Meat Mature coconuts are not only a tasty paleo-friendly snack, but they also aid in digestion. Coconuts help feed the good bacteria in the intestines, essentially serving like a probiotic and promote lean muscle mass. Coconut Milk We’re talking the refrigerated kind that’s lined up next to cow’s milk. There’s a lot of discrepancy about the benefits of traditional dairy these days, making coconut milk a popular alternative. It has no naturally occurring sugars (which means no blood sugar crashes) and a high concentration of Vitamin D and Vitamin B12. Just make sure to pick up the unsweetened carton. It all just goes to show -  our paleolithic ancestors were ahead of their time.


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