Coconuts grow on palm trees in warm climates around the world such as South East Asia, the Caribbean, parts of Africa and South America.
Coconut is used for its water, milk, oil, and “meat”. Each component of the Coconut has its own health benefits including containing healthy fats, protein, antioxidants, fibre and essential minerals.
Coconut oil in particular is showing exciting possibilities in the world of brain health. Coconut oil may improve memory by providing energy to neurons in the brain so they can function. Coconut oil also helps protect these neurons by reducing inflammation and oxidative stress.