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]
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.