Nature has given us a lot of free gifts and one is coconut water. AFROSAGES will share with you some health benefits of drinking coconut water.
Coconut water commonly known as coconut juice is the clear liquid inside coconuts. The nutrients inside the juice include carbohydrates, fat, proteins, vitamins and minerals.
In recent years, coconut water has become a very trendy beverage which can be found almost everywhere.
HEALTH BENEFITS OF DRINKING COCONUT WATER
Lots Of Nutrients – Low in calories, rich in potassium, magnesium and copper, coconut water has low sugar content.
It also a good source of fibre and also contains vitamin C and many other minerals.
Contains Antioxidant Properties – Free radicals are unstable molecules that are produced in your cells during metabolism.
Coconut water contains antioxidants that protect your cells from the damages caused by these free radicals.
Helps Lower Blood Sugar – Coconut water may improve blood sugar control. It also a good source of magnesium which may increase insulin sensitivity.
Helps Prevent Kidney Stones – Drinking fluids is important in preventing kidney stones but coconut water is the better choice.
Coconut water helps in reducing crystal and stone formation in the kidney.
Helps Reduce Blood Pressure – Coconut water may help lower blood pressure and potentially decrease the risk of blood clots in the arteries.
After Workout Beverage – Coconut water is effective at replenishing electrolytes and fluids after working out.
It has also been used for IV hydration in certain emergencies.
The above are some of the health benefits of drinking coconut water.
Coconut water is delicious and nutritious, and extremely good for your health. Avoid those brands and sellers that add sweeteners and flavours.
If you enjoy the taste, coconut water is a nutritious and relatively low-calorie way to add potassium to your diet and keep you well-hydrated.