Coconut Water & Meat (Thai Young Coconut was used in this recipe)
This smoothie is loaded with Vitamin C, Manganese and Potassium. It helps metabolize both fat and protein. It supports both the immune and nervous systems and promotes stable blood sugar levels. Manganese also helps your body use other nutrients such as iron, thiamine and vitamin E. The coconut meat provides essential fatty acids and lots of fiber. According to “The Philippine Journal of Cardiology”, the fat in coconut may possibly help to lower bad cholesterol levels and increase good cholesterol levels. Despite these possible benefits, if you have high cholesterol or heart disease, you should check with your physician before consuming coconut meat or any other food high in fat.