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Going Nuts in Vancouver for Coconut Water & Giveaway for 1-Month’s Supply of O.N.E. Coconut Water

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By now, you probably have that one friend in Vancouver who rants and raves about all the amazing benefits of coconut water.  What they are saying is probably not too far from the truth!  I was recently sent a coconut themed package from O.N.E. Coconut (“One. Natural. Experience.”), complete with three servings of their coconut water, which prompted me to look more into the health benefits of coconut water.

According to coconut water retailers, the electrolytes and vitamins found in coconut water improve circulation, slow the aging process, fight viruses, boost immunity and reduce the risk of stroke, heart disease and cancer.  O.N.E. Coconut Water is the all-natural water from inside a young, green coconut. It is super hydrating as it contains 3 naturally occurring electrolytes and more potassium than a banana.  Although technically considered a juice, 100% natural coconut water is referred to as a water because it is clear, can be enjoyed throughout the day like water, and is lower in calories than most juices.

So why are Vancouverites going nuts for coconut water?  In general, the West coast tends to embrace trends and new things faster.  Especially when it comes to health & wellness, many Vancouverites see a healthy and active lifestyle as a priority.  Because coconut water is low in calories, rich with hydrating electrolytes, and 100% natural, this drink fits the Westcoast mentality exactly.  Especially with summer on its way, this is a great time to try out coconut water as a thirst quencher.

MMV Giveaway: Modern Mix Vancouver is giving away a month’s supply of coconut water to one lucky reader in Canada.  To enter, please “LIKE” the Modern Mix Vancouver Facebook Page at and ALSO leave a comment below about something healthy/active that you do.  A random winner will be chosen from the comments below. Giveaway ends Monday June 24th (11:59pm PST).

For an additional entry: Follow @ModernMixVan on Twitter and tweet “Win from @ModernMixVan a month’s supply of coconut water from @ONECoconutCA! Details here: | RT to enter!”


  1. Arjun Rudra
    June 19, 2013 at 10:53 am — Reply

    Besides being a gym rat, I’m gluten, soy, MSG and dairy free. Also drink lots of coconut water.

  2. June 19, 2013 at 11:07 am — Reply

    I have to say, I tried ONE for the first time a couple weeks ago and I loved it!

  3. Michael Chen
    June 19, 2013 at 11:15 am — Reply

    I love running and dragonboat paddling. I love coconut water because they are so many good electrolytes for added energy!

  4. Jonnie
    June 19, 2013 at 12:26 pm — Reply

    I already like you on facebook as Jonnie JB Hartling and i love to go for bike rides in the summer and ice skating in the winter. It keeps me active and we have lots of fun!

  5. Anne
    June 19, 2013 at 12:38 pm — Reply

    Love coconut water. I live for coconuts. Hydrates me and my skin looks refreshed.

  6. Suzanne G
    June 19, 2013 at 12:53 pm — Reply

    I love doing yoga and boot camp workouts

  7. Emilia
    June 19, 2013 at 12:54 pm — Reply

    I cycle everywhere for my daily needs, walk, play tennis, go swimming.

  8. Angela Mitchell
    June 19, 2013 at 1:01 pm — Reply

    I walk daily and avoid fast food and soda.

  9. June 19, 2013 at 1:02 pm — Reply

    Hot yoga and swimming! 🙂

  10. Jeremy
    June 19, 2013 at 1:11 pm — Reply

    already liked on fb. I practice bikram yoga whenever I have time. And coconut juice is perfect for replenishing the electrolytes after yoga!

  11. Wai
    June 19, 2013 at 1:31 pm — Reply

    I eat oatmeal everyday!

  12. Christina pezze
    June 19, 2013 at 1:32 pm — Reply

    I’m a dancer so I love going out dancing when I have time. Hula dancing is my abortive and I’ve done it for 6 years. I also like to go hiking and go to body sculpting or spin classes. I drink coconut water after to get rehydrated

  13. Jess L
    June 19, 2013 at 1:33 pm — Reply

    I love the vancouver outdoors so I hike regularly in the summer time. Other than that I enjoy workouts and always have coconut water after as replenishment. It’s also great in smoothies!

  14. Christina pezze
    June 19, 2013 at 1:34 pm — Reply

    I mean favorite ****

  15. Toby
    June 19, 2013 at 1:43 pm — Reply

    I try taking dogs for a walk whenever I can…was going to today, but it’s a little too hot for them! 🙂

  16. Erin W
    June 19, 2013 at 1:51 pm — Reply

    I take my daughter for walks through the neighbourhood, and then end the walk with playtime at a park!

  17. Erin W
    June 19, 2013 at 1:52 pm — Reply
  18. Rene
    June 19, 2013 at 2:03 pm — Reply

    I lift weights and do yoga (and chase after two small kids)!

  19. Brandon Forsyth
    June 19, 2013 at 2:40 pm — Reply

    I go to the gym every other day, I walk to work, and i eat fairly healthy.

  20. maria
    June 19, 2013 at 4:07 pm — Reply

    I do a lot of power walking!

  21. Sanaz
    June 19, 2013 at 4:07 pm — Reply

    I exercise at least an hour each day

  22. Sylvia P
    June 19, 2013 at 4:28 pm — Reply

    I workout 5-6 times a week alternating with dvds and running outside.

  23. Martina
    June 19, 2013 at 4:55 pm — Reply

    hikes on the north shore!

  24. June 19, 2013 at 6:14 pm — Reply

    run / yoga

    try to omit carbs from diet once/week… wonder soup diet also does wonders to detox for occasional maintenance

  25. June 19, 2013 at 6:14 pm — Reply

    play ball with the boys.

  26. Brenda Witherspoon-Bedard
    June 19, 2013 at 6:52 pm — Reply

    I ride my bike to work

  27. Brenda Witherspoon-Bedard
    June 19, 2013 at 6:53 pm — Reply
  28. Tina
    June 19, 2013 at 7:24 pm — Reply

    I go for daily walks.

  29. lynn
    June 19, 2013 at 7:46 pm — Reply

    walking and running

  30. Lisa Marie Anctil
    June 19, 2013 at 7:53 pm — Reply

    I am a celiac, and therefore, don’t eat any gluten and I also don’t eat any meat. I try to eat as many superfoods as possible and consume ridiculous amounts of veggies per day! I also try to hydrate with lots of water and when I work out I hydrate with coconut water to help replenish my electrolytes!

  31. GT
    June 19, 2013 at 11:24 pm — Reply

    I do beach volleyball on a weekly basis to get my cardio going. PS. The first time I tried coconut water was during a hangover, never felt so refreshed! 😉

  32. Ei leen (@eleenie)
    June 20, 2013 at 12:17 am — Reply

    I go for walks when it’s sunny & do yoga if it’s not.

  33. Jeannie
    June 20, 2013 at 7:59 am — Reply

    I take my boys walking in the stroller even when it’s raining!

  34. Red Debolt
    June 20, 2013 at 8:00 am — Reply

    We love to hike around the Sunshine Coast. Just did the Confederation Lake trail – 3 hours up and 2 hours down. What a leg workout!

  35. Lisette
    June 20, 2013 at 11:43 am — Reply

    I eat lots of organic Kale and spinach!

  36. June 20, 2013 at 1:00 pm — Reply

    I love coconut water! I’ve been eating lots of fruits and veggies, working out and doing yoga 🙂

  37. June 20, 2013 at 1:04 pm — Reply

    I eat vegan 4-5 days/week and then vegetarian on weekends.

  38. Harjit
    June 20, 2013 at 1:11 pm — Reply

    I recently discovered my sensitivity to gluten and dairy, so I’ve been exploring alternatives for about a year now. I have never tried coconut water, but I do love pina coladas and coconut in general. Thanks for the chance. Twitter fan@plumerea

  39. Carmen
    June 20, 2013 at 1:23 pm — Reply

    Playing Ultimate Frisbee several days a week.

  40. Candice
    June 20, 2013 at 2:46 pm — Reply

    I skip 😉

  41. June 21, 2013 at 12:20 am — Reply

    I drink a lot of water – the downside to that is that i have to go on pee breaks a lot. lol

  42. Diane To
    June 21, 2013 at 3:57 pm — Reply

    Going to the gym, running 5km every week and playing indoor beach vball at 6 pack every Thursday!

  43. janice montroy
    June 23, 2013 at 12:01 am — Reply

    I don’t own a car so I have to walk a lot

  44. Simi
    June 24, 2013 at 1:05 pm — Reply

    I live vegetarian, soy-gluten free lifestyle.
    I also adore coconut water and love morning smoothies with it and oatmeal.
    Coconut water is my must have for a great life!

  45. joyce
    June 27, 2013 at 4:39 pm — Reply

    hot yoga! hated it the first few times…loved it after that:)

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