Coconut products — including oil, water, and milk — are basically double agents. These are clean eating staples, but also work as must-haves for people who use organic products and live an all-natural lifestyle.

Are you nervous to embrace the coconut-based life because of what you’ve heard? Don’t fret — we’ve listed some facts and myths about coconut water, coconut oil, and coconut milk below.

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MYTH: COCONUT OIL’S HIGH SATURATED FAT CONTENT INCREASES CHOLESTEROL & CAUSES WEIGHT GAIN

There are actually two types of cholesterol — and one is good for your health, known as HDL. Coconut oil raises levels of HDL, according to Organic Facts.

MYTH: COCONUT OIL IRRITATES SKIN

This all-natural product is actually great for your skin. As Medical Daily previously reported, coconut oil will get the makeup off your face — while offering tons of extra, all-natural moisture. It can also replace your expensive nighttime wrinkle cream.

FACT: COCONUT MILK IS HIGHLY NUTRITIOUS

Coconuts are rich in fiber and vitamins — including C, E, B1, B3, B5, and B6. According to the BBC’s Good Food, the fruit also has a ton of minerals like iron, selenium, sodium, calcium, magnesium and phosphorous.

MYTH: IT’S HEALTHY TO DRINK COCONUT MILK EVERY DAY

Coconut milk should ideally be consumed in moderation. Good Food suggests only using it once or twice a week.

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MYTH: COCONUT WATER IS MORE HYDRATING THAN H2O

There's no scientific proof that coconut water hydrates better than plain old water, Beth Thayer, RDN, told Eat Right.

FACT: COCONUT WATER IS MORE HEALTHY THAN FRUIT JUICE

Coconut water has flavor, but no added sugar. The drink can save you calories and also offers added potassium, Eat Right reported.

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