Coconut water has been a super hot healthy trend these days, and the thirst for body-good products continues. Just google 'coconut water,', and you will find page after page of companies selling it, as well as lots of information on its alleged numerous benefits.
Lots of celebrities have hopped on the coconut water bandwagon, including actress Rachel Bilson. She recently told InStyle magazine that she enjoys only this particular coconut H2O:
Body Ecology Coconut Water :"This is the only bottled coconut water I've found that tastes like an actual coconut. It's so good---and good for you," Rachel says.
Body Ecology Organic Raw coconut water sells for $11/32 0z. at bodyecology.com.
So, you ask----What's so great about coconut water, in general? It's isn't cheap, so folks expect it better be a superior beverage.
We've learned that coconut water is supposed to be one of the best known fluids for re-hydrating the body. And according to naturalhealthlifestyles.com, it doesn't come from the coconuts we're used to enjoying:
"Coconut water is the liquid found inside young green coconuts. Not to be confused with coconuts you see in the grocery store i.e.—the brown, hairy kind."
Aha! We didn't know that. In addition, the article goes on to mention some really wonderful things about this most pure water:
"The water of a single coconut contains enough vitamin C to meet the daily requirements of the body. It also contains several vitamins in the B group, such as niacin, pantothenic acid, biotin, riboflavin, folic acid, and thiamin."
And for athletes and 'regular' people-on-the-go, coconut water give you a nice boost of energy and endurance.
Okay, we get it.....an expensive trendy, healthy drink. Hey, it's better than drinking a can of soda, right?
Learn more about Body Ecology Coconut Water here.