Coconut water is marketed as an all-natural, low-calorie and fat and cholesterol-free sports drink, and many claim the beverage works miracles from curing hangovers to fighting cancer. It's no wonder the nation has been swept up in a coconut water craze. This neatly packaged drink that tastes like an island escape may be the drink du jour, but does it live up to its reputation as a health elixir?

Check out the slideshow above to find out if coconut water is as healthy as it seems.

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