Did you know that young coconut water is nearly identical to human blood plasma, making it a universal donor? Apparently during the Pacific battles in World War II, both sides siphoned directly from the coconut to give emergency plasma transfusions to wounded soldiers.
Coconuts are healthiest in their youth when the meat is soft. They consist of 90-plus percent of raw saturated fat. Unlike long-chain saturated animal fats, the saturated fat in coconut oil is in the form of medium-chain fatty acids (MCFA), which support the immune system, the thyroid gland, the nervous system, and the skin. They increase metabolism, which aids in weight loss and supports cardiovascular health.
Coconut flesh can be added to water and blended making coconut milk.It can be dried or dehydrated with herbs and spices and prepared like beef jerky. Blend it in desserts and ice creams. The cream can be consumed straight up or added to beverages. Add it to curries and other dishes.
Use it to cook with; it is the most stable of all oils when cooked at high temperatures.
So there you have it: eight amazing superfoods which you can add to your diet right now in order to increase your life force, decrease the stress on your systems, and start to feel amazing energy straight away. Your body needs you to look after it; why would you not give yourself amazing living foods so that you can be the best version of yourself ever?
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