coconut water

Food & nutrition
October 24, 2017

How to quench your thirst: the doctor’s choice

If water’s not your thing, turn to functional drinks; the alternative healthy beverages. Sugar-free drinks with a twist is a fantastic new trend for staying hydrated, especially as we're more aware than ever of what we put into our bodies. Naturally functional Functional drinks are non-alcoholic beverages that have health benefits beyond their nutritional value. They come in various forms of sports and performance drinks, energy drinks, enhanced fruit drinks, milk drinks, vitamin drinks and ice teas. Some may have non-nutrient sugars, synthetic minerals and vitamins though, so be aware that these ones are no different from a regular soft…
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Food & nutrition
December 1, 2016

The hydration hype: what works, and what doesn’t

Several “natural hydration solutions” have made a splash on the water market. Exotic sounding coconut water has been touted as “Mother Nature’s Sports drink”, Vitamin water promises to deliver the essential micronutrients missing from your diet, while Aloe water is the next natural elixir to all your body’s ailments. Many of these claims sound too good to be true… so are they? (more…)
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Food & nutritionHealthy Lifestyle
July 23, 2014

Coconut water: Why all the hype?

If you’re lactose intolerant, following a LCHF (low carb high fat) eating plan, or simply enjoy the flavours of foods from South East Asia, then you probably use coconut cream or milk fairly regularly in your cooking. It’s the latest “must have” ingredient, and with good reason: it’s versatile and ticks all of the boxes if you’re eating LCHF. (more…)
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