Coconuts are exceptionally healthy and have recently turned into a popular and favored healthy food. Coconuts are good for the heart, strengthen the immune system, help against allergies, provide great care for the skin and hair. Coconuts can be used to make milk, coconut oil and coconut water.
Coconut milk, for example, helps against ulcers. It is also exceptionally rich in vitamin C, E, B6, K and copper, zinc, phosphorus, selenium, protein, iron and others. In addition, this product is incredibly suitable for people who avoid dairy products or are allergic to them.
Last but not least, coconut milk can help in the battle against hangovers. The hangover is the greatest downside to nightlife and people have different ways of dealing with this problem.
If you've also happened to not feel too good after a wild party with friends - next time, bring coconut milk. According to some sources, coconut milk will quickly get rid of a hangover.
In Brazil, they also know about the effects of coconut milk on hangovers, even though they don't use it in its pure form. There they prepare a fish soup, in which they put various spices, vegetables and coconut milk.
Coconut oil is also remarkably healthy and ever more widely used today, though it was avoided in the US because it was thought to be unhealthy. Today experts explain that when unprocessed and organic, coconut oil is among the healthiest and safest oils.
People in the Philippines have a very low rate of rise in cardiovascular illnesses, where coconut oil is widely used. Coconut flour is well-known too; it is made from the inside of the coconut. This type of flour is very rich in fiber and protein. It can be used to make all kinds of delicious treats - scones, bread, pastries.
Coconut and the products derived from it are not only used for food. They are also commonly used in cosmetics - creams, oils, shower gels and others.