Coconut is consider one of the superfood out there in the market. You've seen it in the form of water and milk and it's getting more popular than ever. The reason - it's profound positive effects on health and beauty. This fruit was discovered during the 15th century in the tropical islands throughout the Indian Ocean. It is part of the palm family and the brown outer shell depicting a grinning face of a monkey earns it's name " coquo" (coco). Currently, coconut trees are found growing near coastal waters all over the world. Benefits: 1. Coconut water is a natural rehydration remedy. It contains easily digestible carbohydrate in the form of sugar and electrolytes. The fruit has more potassium than bananas and is a healthier alternative to a sport drinks. 2. This fruit aids in weight control. The fat content in coconut water is extremely low and it also suppresses the appetite and help you feel full longer. 3. Due to the high content of fiber, it aids in indigestion and reduces the occurrence of acid reflux. 4. The fruit is rich in nutrients - fibre, vitamin (C, E, B1, B3, B5, and B6), iron, selenium, sodium, calcium, magnesium, and phosphorous. Uses: 1. Milk substitution for those that are lactose intolerance. 2. Damage repair and moisturizer for skin and hair. 3. Natural energy booster. 4. The whole coconut tree are used for furniture and other wooden utensils.