It is believed 2 different civilizations cultivated coconuts thousands of years ago in the Indian and Pacific Ocean basins. Both ocean currents and sea farers carried coconuts through various regions around the globe’s equator. In these sandy environments the plant thrives on an abundance of minerals and water. As a top choice of survival food besides being preserved in natural package the liquid is rich in essential minerals and the raw fruit contains high amounts of fat. Minerals are necessary for cell life and the only way to get these essential minerals is through diet and proper supplementation. Unfortunately the over use of fertilizers have decreased the amounts of trace minerals in soils in the US.