Living La Vida Coco

Posted by Suzi | November 9, 2012




Unlike when wheatgrass shots started being served like the new hip expresso, or the goji berry went from being a small Tibetan fruit nobody had heard of to Gwyneth Paltrow’s breakfast of choice; the coconut’s rise to the hall of superfood fame has got all confused.

“Is it all it’s cracked-up to be?” asks a 101 different publications. I’ve just read this exact article about 52 times the past couple of days. Often with a nutritionist saying “no.” This is because, let’s admit it, some of the claims were getting a bit out of hand.

Drinking coconut water won’t make you look 10 years younger, give you drastic weightloss, cure your cholesterol or diabetes. Neither will it fly you to the moon and back. But it is still one of the most naturally hydrating juices around.

So before you dismiss it completely, here are the non-sponsored benefits:

 

Picture credits (from left): coconut on beachlady in hat drinking; stretchtray of drinkswallpaper;



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  1. Yes it’s rather confusing to read all the conflicting articles so it’s very good of you to clarify. Cheers to that!

    Comment by Jenny — November 22, 2012 #

  2. Thank you Jenny! I’m so pleased you enjoyed reading- do keep in touch xx S

    Comment by suzi — November 26, 2012 #

  3. Hello there Suzi – how calorific is it?!

    Comment by Gilly Bain — January 7, 2013 #

  4. Thank you, thank you for all this good information!

    Comment by Brysen — February 2, 2013 #

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