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    Speech On Coconut Water

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    long coastlines where coconut palms grow in abundance, coconut water has always been used as a refreshing drink and a health enhancer. The people of the Pacific Islands respect the coconut and use all of its parts for food and medicine. It is only recently that this humble natural beverage has started receiving the attention it clearly deserves in North America. If you are not familiar with this drink, coconut water is the nearly colorless liquid contained within a coconut. Although it used to be referred to as the milk of coconut, or coconut milk, earlier, it is not to be confused with the white milky liquid extracted from coconut meat. In its natural form, coconut water is a light, mildly sweet drink with…

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    Coconut Oil Essay

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    Introduction: Coconut oil is basically edible oil obtained from drupe of Cocos nucifera. Coconut oil is one of the most easily available edible oil and is very economical and use in every house globally. Majorly coconut oil consist of triglycerols and fatty acids. Coconut oil contains about 90% saturated fatty acids. Of which lauric acid is the main component (47.5% by wt), followed by Myristic acid (18.1% by wt) and palmitic acid (8.8% by wt). Major triglycerols aretrilaurin…

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    Fishing with Coconuts It was 0215 on the twelfth day of February and our Arleigh Burke class guided missile destroyer was cruising the Indian Ocean. I was in the middle of a watch, patrolling the main deck. Feeling the effects of sleep deprivation and being nowhere close to the end of my watch, the night started to become routine. As I had done numerous times before, I swung open the hatch to the weather deck and began to step out and into the pitch-dark night. By an unfortuitous…

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    Cocos Nucifera Case Study

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    Cocos nucifera Cocos nucifera, more commonly known as the coconut palm tree, is a monocot member of the botanical family Arecaceae, also known as Palmae (United States Department of Agriculture, 2015). Coconut palms are medium-sized, herbaceous plants that thrive on sandy beaches and are resistant to the salinity of nearby ocean water. (Encyclopedia of Life, 2015) While treelike in form, its trunk is not composed of wood, but of fibrous, stout, overlapping stems, and may grow as tall as 80 feet.…

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    Oil Whiten Teeth

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    Does Coconut Oil Whiten Teeth? You’re strolling through the aisles of the store and right alongside the toothpaste, brushes, and floss are a mystifying range of products. Strips, trays, tubes of gel, pens and wands – every single one of them promising a Hollywood smile. Should you buy one of these products? I can’t really blame you for being tempted to. Advertising gets the best of us all sometimes. You might be confused as to what tooth whitening product to buy because you’ve bought into…

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    Francine's Narrative

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    Her eyes, with the slight sparkle. The sparkle wasn’t natural, of course. The aggressive men photographers, sprinting their way to Francine, catching her at her best and worst moments. She dared to watch TMZ, as that would scar her. Francine told herself to stop thinking about that and let her mind clear. She thought about sweet citrus fruits and falling coconuts on the beach. The palm tree seemed to greet her as she walked across another bridge, smelling the beautiful violet flowers. But…

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    Juice Avocado Short Story

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    “Juice Avocado. Juice orange!” she squawked to draw the attention of the passersby. There were few other carts, next to them, hawking tasty ethnic foods, and they all had an unspoken, stiff competition among themselves to attract the customers, in spite of having excellent camaraderie – survival of the fittest. “Avocado Juice– Jus aplokat,” Yanti hawked in high pitch drawing the notice of the shoppers who looked at her smilingly but didn’t buy as they’re going to the market and might try…

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    watching as we descended towards the Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport. My first thought as I saw the island for the first time was a sense of assimilation. Being someone who’s always wanted to grow closer to my heritage, this was everything I dreamed about growing up. Going to the island for the first time exposed me to Puerto Rican culture, exotic animals, amazing food and acres and acres of rainforest. This is one cultural expedition I will never forget. As we stepped out the…

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    The benefits of coconut water is getting a few genuine considerations of late. Luckily, it merits the majority of its commendation. In addition to the fact that it is invigorating. Its likewise a low-calorie natural drink. Here's the insane thing. One coconut contains 1-4 cups of coconut water. Where Does Coconut Water Come From The drink itself, got by drilling openings into the thick shells of the coconut when it's young and green. It has an unmistakable salty-sweet fluid. What's more,with…

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    Coconut By Fikile

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    “It’s not what you are that is holding you back. It’s what you think you are not.” -Anonymous. In the book “Coconut”, the girls in the story, Ofilwe and Filkile are both colored people who didn’t fit in with the society and who also had low -self esteem. They felt like since they were black they weren’t good enough. They wanted to fit in with everybody. They wanted to feel important like everyone else. They wanted to change their appearance. Fikile was the most changeable person, who hated the…

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