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How to Open a Coconut

This video shows you how to open a coconut. WARNING! any time that you use a sharp knife, you should be careful. We hope that you enjoy the video. Feel free to pass the video on to others, provided that you do so in its entirety. In other words, please do not edit the video.

To learn more about coconut oil, I recommend "The Coconut Oil Miracle". To learn more about and fats in general, read "Fats That Heal, Fats That Kill: The Complete Guide to Fats, Oils, Cholesterol and Human Health".

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Quicktime Video 19.8 MB, 4 minutes and 40 seconds
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This video is the result of a collaboration between Live-Food.com and GreenGourmet.org. Filming was done at the Park Slope Food Coop.

We are pleased to announce that you can now watch or download this same video at serenityspaces.org a raw lifestyle web site that also has an interesting video on juicing.

This video has been tested successfully on Mac OS X, Mac OS 9, Windows XP and Windows 98. If you do not both see the video and hear the sound, make certain that you have Quicktime installed.

If you want to download the video to you hard drive (so that you do not have to download each time that you watch it) click here holding down the control key on a Mac, or using the right mouse button on a Windows machine. Then select either "Save Link As..." (Mac) or "Save Target As..." (Windows XP). This might be the best idea for people with dial up connections because you only have go through the slow download process one time.

The video will take approximately (depending on your connection speed) 1 to 5 minutes to download with a fast connection (DSL, Cable, etc.).

If you are connecting with 56K modem, the download will take about 49 minutes. If you are playing the video by clicking the picture, you will see the bar at the bottom moving slowly to the right, indicating that amount of the video that has loaded. You will only be able to play the portion of the video that has downloaded.

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