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The Problem With Coconut Water

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Vita Coco coconut water, manufactured by Ducoco Produtos Alimenticios S/A, is arranged for a photograph in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, March 23, 2011. When Boston Celtics forward Kevin Garnett was rehabbing a knee injury, his new massage therapist turned him on to the benefits of an all-natural lifestyle. He began drinking coconut water, which, like sports drinks, helps athletes to replenish potassium, sodium, and electrolytes lost in sweat. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Ge | Getty

The world's supply of coconut water--along with the myriad foods, oils, cosmetics, fibers and fuels made from coconuts--could be under threat.

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