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Get Coco-nutty

By New You Editorial
Posted On Aug 29, 2013

New You Health Tip: Incorporate coconuts into your diet for a delicious immunity boost.

Coconuts have always had a positive connotation with their tropical origins synonymous with vacation and relaxation. But for many years, Pacific Islanders have believed coconuts to be the cure for all illnesses. Their antiviral, antifungal and antibacterial properties make coconut consumption great warding off illness no matter which way you choose to consume it. Coconuts are also a delicious source of fiber, vitamins, minerals and amino acids. Beyond its health benefits, coconut oil is naturally packed with antioxidants, which help keep you young and beautiful on the inside and out. When applied topically, coconut oil can even treat skin disorders and give you radiant, shinning hair. Sneak coconut into your everyday diet by consuming coconut whole, coconut oil, coconut milk and coconut butter. Companies like Blue Monkey offer a variety of coconut products including coconut water in assorted flavors, coconut coffee and even coconut chips www.bluemonkeydrinks.com .