Why the hype about coconuts?

Coconut is very popular right now. Everyone is getting used to the idea of eating it on a more regular basis. People usually know coconut water or desiccated dry coconut used in desserts, which comes from mature coconuts.

What is more unusual is the young coconut meat, which is soft. Before the coconut matures, they are green, with a thicker, fibrous outer shell. The juice from young coconuts is a refreshing and hydrating drink. An extra bonus of the young coconut is the soft flesh, which you can eat. It has also been shown to have medicinal properties for heart, liver and kidney disorders.

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