Coconuts have been used for thousands of years in traditional medicine for their healing and beautifying properties, as well as being used in anti-viral and anti-bacterial products. Coconuts also show promise in stabilizing blood sugar and as a natural weight loss aid. This unique superfood can even be made into flour and used in gluten-free cooking and baking. Superfoods for Life, Coconut shows you how to integrate coconut meat, milk, oil, butter, and flour into your diet with 75 delicious recipes for incredible health. This handy guide provides an overview of coconuts, fun history and facts and its reputed nutritional benefits, along with a focus on key nutritional properties and "cures" associated with coconuts (detoxification, weight loss, super immunity, disease fighting, and beauty to name a few). Each chapter references studies and research. There are so many ways to use coconut - the possibilities for cooking and healing are endless!
Megan Roosevelt is a fun loving foodie and Registered and Licensed Dietitian known as the “Healthy Grocery Girl®”. She is a nutrition coach and consultant, spokesperson, public speaker, author, regular TV nutrition expert, including her monthly spot on ABC’s KATU Portland morning show “AM Northwest” as well as a dynamic entrepreneur as the founder and CEO of Healthy Grocery Girl® LLC. Healthy Grocery Girl® and her team offer nutrition services, resources and products that fuel and equip busy individuals to achieve their health, freeing them to enjoy and live a real life, rooted in their purpose and passions. Megan is passionate about making nutrition fun and realistic. Her recipes and nutrition tips are simple, and predominately follow a whole foods, plant based approach. As the “Healthy Grocery Girl” her expertise is sharing healthy grocery finds that make eating healthy and living a healthy lifestyle convenient and delicious. Her mission is to help more people truly live their best life, with full health, energy and passion.