Coconuts are recognized by some as a miracle food. They are known to benefit skin, hair, weight, digestion, immune strength, and many other health-related interests.
 
The Coconut Research Center says that it is highly nutritious and rich in fiber, vitamins, and minerals. It is also classified as a "functional food" because it provides many health benefits beyond its nutrients. In addition, the coconut has been found work as a good weight control aid.
 
It boosts the metabolism, helping the body burn calories and assists with the absorption of nutrients, allowing you to get the most from your food.