Coconut water is great nutrition, but it tastes slimy to me unless a small amount of juice is added.

Fitness In The City


Just open any gossip magazine and you are sure to read about the latest health and beauty trend sported by Hollywood stars – coconut water. Taking over the shelves of every supermarket and health food store this beverage has rapidly shot to health drink fame, but are the health benefits for real or is this just another super food having its time in …the spotlight?

For more than 4,000 years, coconut water has been revered as a natural source of nutrition, wellness, beauty and hydration, so to call this a new phase maybe jumping the gun! In times of famine and war, coconut water has been used as an intravenous fluid and saved many lives (coconut water’s electrolyte content is very similar to human plasma) and it’s the only natural substance that can be safely injected into the human blood stream. Now modern science has validated its effectiveness.

So far so…

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