Category Archives for "Nutrition"

Aug 13

Coconut Water Benefits

Nutrition

In classic Indian culture, the coconut palm is described as “Kalpavriksha,” or, “the all giving tree.” I agree with the notion, the coconut palm is a fantastic tree with many offerings. Its fruit and coconut water offer many therapeutic benefits and contributions to human health. [1] Coconut water is a natural nutritious beverage and it’s […]

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Aug 13

Coconut Water: A New Health Drink

Nutrition

By Bruce Fife, ND What is the healthiest beverage you can drink? Fruit juice? Milk? Sports drinks? Herbal tea? It may come as a surprise to you, but one of the healthiest beverages is coconut water. Most people respond to this statement with, “what the heck is coconut water?” You’ve been to the grocery store, […]

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Coconuts
Aug 13

Electrolytes

Nutrition

The best workout drink on the planet is coconut water. Coconut water will hydrate the blood and replace electrolytes faster than any other solution. [http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12056182] Of the major electrolytes in the body (listed below) just two of them are not found in coconut water:  chloride and bicarbonate. Since most of us probably get too much […]

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Chocolate
Jul 01

Keto Chocolate

Keto

In another posting we told readers how sweeteners (water soluble) do not dissolve in chocolate (an oil base). But by accident, we’ve discovered a method of “holding” the sweetener in the chocolate. Yes, some will drop out to the bottom of the pan, but enough remains in the chocolate to sweeten it. The only difference […]

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Hot Mocha Coffee
May 11

Another Keto Mocha

Keto

Another mocha. We’re still testing it to see if it hardens in the fridge, but like most good mocha additions, it’s best to warm them before adding them to your coffee anyway. And there are a few options.

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