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As Demand For Coconut Rises, Plantations In Caribbean Wiped Out

As coconut milk is so popular that it hits Starbucks, coconut water remains a trendy low-calorie drink, and coconut oil is used for everything from skin care to actually cooking things, coconut farms in the Caribbean should be booming. They aren’t, though: they’re either exporting fruit while local people go without, or not growing at all. [More]

Coconut Water's Purported Healthy Ingredients Called Into
Question

Coconut Water's Purported Healthy Ingredients Called Into Question

It seems every yoga mat-toting, Pilates-doing health nut these days has gone cuckoo for coconut water when it comes time to rehydrate, bro. But a new report calls into question the healthy claims made by the top brands of the trendy sport drink.

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Is Coconut Water Really Better Than Gatorade?

Is Coconut Water Really Better Than Gatorade?

Coconut water is well, watery, and high in the electrolyte potassium. Recently, some marketing genius realized that it was basically a natural “sports drink.” But is it really better?

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