By: Michele Wolfson
The first time I slurped down coconut water was on spring break in the Bahamas. The local who sold it to me promised that it would cure my hangover that was causing me much suffering. I brought the cool beverage that came straight from the coconut up to my lips, gulped it down and afterwards felt so much better! I went back home and told people about this miracle drink but then hadn’t tried it again until about six months ago when it became all the rage in the U.S. For those of you who are not familiar with coconut water, it is the liquid that is found inside young coconuts before they mature, at which point the water solidifies to form the flesh of the coconut.
Coconut water went from a treat only encountered when traveling, to a juice you can find at most superstores and even in New York Bodegas. Read More