The coconut tree is one of the most important trees in the Philippines. Because the Philippines is a tropical country, this tree grows well, and it is recognized as a symbol of our culture and a sustainable source of income for the Filipino people.
It is said that all of its parts are useful – from the tips of its leaves to its roots. Its leaves when dried are made into brooms. Its body is a good source of wood. And its fruits are a part of Asian dishes.
At Mahogany Market, a market that is just a few minutes away from Face to Face School, we can buy coconut water, which is sold for only 20 Philippine pesos per fruit.
Coconut water has several benefits.
- 1. It is nutritious.
It provides carbohydrates (energy), fiber (cleanses body), and vitamin C (prevents sickness).
- 2. It hydrates you.
The water of the coconut is a good source of water. But the good thing is, it is delicious.
- 3. It is said to be a good antioxidant.
Aside from being an enjoyable refreshment, this drink may decrease the risk of being harmed by toxins, bad things that may harm our bodies.
To have a complete experience of the Filipino culture. It is a must to try the coconut water.
It is not only cheap but also healthy.