Juara Girls, meet Coconut! As most of you already know, coconut is one of the most popular SUPERFOOD. Pretty much all parts of this amazing fruit is highly beneficial for your body. Read more to see some of coconut’s top benefits.
1. COCONUT WATER
In the young coconut is one of the highest sources of electrolytes, which is important to keep the body properly hydrated so the muscles and nerves can function appropriately. (highly recommended after an intense workout).
2. COCONUT OIL
High in natural saturated fats, which increase the healthy cholesterol (known as HDL cholesterol) in your body. Promote heart health and lower the risk of heart disease. Coconut oil can also be used on your skin, a natural antibacterial and antifungal, coconut oil for skin is an excellent moisturizer.
3. COCONUT MEAT
A source of potassium and sodium. Balanced sodium and potassium levels help keep your blood pressure at a healthy level. Coconut meat is also a source of a number of B vitamins, including folate.
4. COCONUT MILK
Provides fat that is mostly in the form of lauric acid which is a highly beneficial compound called monolaurin, an antiviral, antifungal and antibacterial that destroys a wide variety of disease causing organisms that can help protect the body from infections and viruses.