Coconut meat & products are the perfect fruit for those of you on a low-carb diet. With very little carbs and tons of fiber, coconut is the perfect sweet treat without the sugar. But, what coconuts lack in sugar, they gain in fat, most of which is saturated fat. However, unlike most saturated fats, which are long chain fatty acids, coconuts’ saturated fats are medium chain fatty acids. Medium chain fatty acids are easier to break down, and may not contribute to high cholesterol levels – a common misconception about coconuts. But, it’s still important to enjoy these delicious fruits in moderation, and thanks to the high levels of fiber, you may actually feel full before you overindulge!
May help aid in digestion and weight loss (low carb), replenishes some electrolytes, immune boosting, & may also (surprisingly) help lower cholesterol and triglyceride levels.
manganese, phosphorus, potassium, copper, selenium, magnesium, iron, zinc, folate, thiamin, & vitamin C
Did you know?
Coconuts are actually the seeds of the Coconut Palm tree, but are considered somewhat of a nut.
100% Pomegranates juice
Pomegranates, or “seeded apples,” have been around for ages and have become tokens of many different symbolic representations depending on the culture - fertility, longevity, paradise, death, and even temptation. Let’s just say pomegranates definitely have us tempted with all their fantastic health benefits! According to a University of California, Davis study in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry (2000), antioxidant activity of pomegranate juice is 3 times higher than red wine and green tea. But what about it’s other great benefits? What about the potassium, folate, vitamins K, A, C, E, calcium, phosphorus, iron, niacin, thiamin, and riboflavin. Lastly, let’s point out that fructose makes up most of the carbohydrates in the juice – which is a good source of energy for the body, but can also lead to weight gain and high blood sugar levels, so use in moderation or in combination with fiber rich foods. Enjoy!
promotes cardiovascular health, helps with body fluid regulation, muscle contraction & heart function, supports artery health, may help reduce LDL or bad cholesterol, provides anti-cancer & detox support (lots of antioxidants), anti-inflammatory properties, energy boosting, & helps keep calcium in bones and activates osteocalcin
folate, potassium, vitamin K, flavonoids, anthocyanins, ellagic acid, gallic acid, vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin E, calcium, phosphorus, iron, niacin, thiamin, riboflavin
Did you know?
Did you know? Pomegranate juice may act as a mild, natural aspirin keeping blood from coagulating and working as a blood thinner.