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Start Your Day With This Cooling Smoothie

"Fruit in the morning is like amrit, or nectar," says Anand Srivastava, Chairman of Maharishi Ayurveda Products, India. According to him, fruit is easy to digest, and packed with nutrients that nou…


How Healthy is Coconut, Really?

Coconut is a superstar in the healthy food world, but does it deserve its status as a superfood? Maybe not. A couple of recent pieces about coconut water were the first inklings that coconut might…


Healthy Strawberry Banana Popsicles

YIELD 8 servings Ingredients 4 cups coconut water 2 cups fresh or frozen strawberries 1/2 large banana 1/4 cup maple syrup Instructions 1. In a blender, blend coconut water with str…


Which Health Drinks are Actually Healthy?

  It seems like there's a new health drink on the market every day. With promises to prevent cancer and heart disease, boost your immunity, improve digestion, and other amazing results, someti…


The Numerous Health Benefits of Coconuts

One of my all-time favorite fruits is the coconut. The Pacific Islanders believe that it is the cure for all illness, which is why the palm tree (from which coconuts are grown) is known as "The Tree o…


Again, Why Am I Drinking Coconut Water?

Coconut water saved my life. OK, admittedly that is a bit of hyperbole, but at the time, it felt like a lifesaver. I was a teenager and traveling alone in the southern part of Thailand and I hadnít be…


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