Another local super food is coconut. Earlier, we had written an extensive article on the health benefits of coconut. So, it cannot be stressed enough about the importance of coconut - coconut water, coconut oil, and the coconut meat.
Coconut water helps with both hydration and alkalinity. This delicious drink is a rich source of electrolytes. The coconut meat in its early stages contains lauric acid, known for its beneficial antimicrobial effects. The oil from coconut meat do not contain trans-fatty acids. Most of the saturated fat in coconut oil consists of medium chain fatty acids, and are less likely to be stored in the body as fat. Instead, it can actually help you burn more fat, normalize body lipids, and protect against liver damages. It can also improve the immune system's anti-inflammatory response. Coconut oil is both antiviral and antibacterial.