Health Benefits of Coconut Water

Coconut water health Benefits, Natural DrinkFor thousands of years, coconut water has been a natural energy drink providing nutrition, wellness, beauty and hydration to humans. Now, modern day research has validated its effectiveness and importance as a health drink.
Coconut water is a super drink filled with essential minerals, vitamins, antioxidants, amino acids, and enzymes. It is low in fat and has only a fifth of the sugar found in most fresh fruit juices. Here is a big list of health benefits making it a power packed energy drink!

Coconut water improves digestion. It cleanses digestive tract. It improves absorption of calcium and magnesium and other minerals, which supports the development of strong bones and teeth.

It is a good after exercise drink to replenish essential body minerals .It hydrates the body, keeping it cool. It boosts the metabolism and the immune system. And it is low on sodium, sugar and high on potassium and calcium. It is naturally low in carbs and 99% Fat Free.

It is effective in treating kidney and urethral stones. It relieves urinary problems and helps in keeping check over urinary infections. Coconut water is a significant urinary antiseptic that helps in eliminating the poison in case of mineral poisoning.

It regulates the functioning of the intestine and hence promotes smoother and beautiful skin. Coconut water can also be used externally applied on the face, for keeping skin hydrated.

Coconut water also has an alkalizing effect on the body, helping to balance the effects of acidic foods.

The primary minerals or electrolytes in coconut water are essentially the same as those found in human blood. For this reason, doctors have used it as an intravenous fluid for rehydration, pumping it directly into the patient's bloodstream in extreme situations like war.

Many people believe that coconut water slows down the aging process.

Research shows that coconut water can improve blood circulation and lowers elevated blood pressure, thus reduce risk of heart attacks and strokes.

Coconut water is great at reducing vomiting. It settles the stomach.

Coconut water aids in absorption of drugs taken by you, hence it is often recommended for people under medical treatment.

It contains lauric acid natural fatty acid present in mother’s milk. It is considered natural drink for infants suffering from intestinal disturbances. It is also great for old or sick people who find it hard to digest solid and even semi-liquid foodstuff. Coconut water provides them various minerals and vitamins, which they otherwise could not get.


cloudy August 28, 2009 at 5:32 PM  

thanks ive been drinking coconut water for about a month now i was feeling guilty about it but now iam feeling great thanks a lot.

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