Wonders Of Coconut Water
On a hot, sunny day when the heat has sapped your energy and parched your throat, if you've happened to shun the cola, the fresh juice or synthetic drink to the humble coconut water, you've not only chosen Nature's best refreshing drink but also made a healthy choice!
Dubbed "Mother Nature's sports drink", loaded with more potassium than four bananas, this super hydrating liquid has amazing antiviral, antifungal and antimicrobial properties that can magically cure several diseases.
Here's what it can do for you!
Rehydrate and re-vitalize
Incomparable to any sport drink that's fortified with nutrients, coconut water is naturally loaded with essential minerals. In fact, it has all the five electrolytes the body has sodium, potassium, chloride, calcium and magnesium. These minerals along with the natural water content help to restore the water levels and recharge your body instantly - especially after a strenuous activity or intense workout.
This nutritional liquid is also works wonders for a person suffering from diarrhea or other situations were re-hydration is a medical necessity.
A stronger Immune System
The lauric acid in coconut water, apparently also found in mother's milk, can help protect our body from many diseases and develop a stronger immune system. Lauric acid is antimicrobial, antibacterial, antifungal and antiprotozoa. It can help us fight a variety of viruses and other diseases.
Improves Cardiovascular Health
Cardiovascular health depends on proper regulation of blood pressure. There is preliminary evidence that the high concentration of potassium and lauric acrid in the coconut water may lower hypertension.
Recent studies have also found that coconut water can help increase the beneficial HDL cholesterol, thereby making it a great natural choice for maintaining good cardiovascular health.
Shed weight easily
For all those struggling with weight issues, coconut water can be a great solution. Replacing your regular beverages with this low on calorie natural drink can help you drop the pounds rapidly and accelerate the weight loss process. And if you're on a low-fat diet, coconut water can easily be included into your diet plan as it is virtually fat and cholesterol free.
The secret to a radiant skin
Regular consumption of coconut water makes the skin smooth, improves complexion and even keeps wrinkles and sagging skin away by increasing the elasticity of the skin.
Defy age and look younger
It is a powerhouse of anti aging properties. Research studies suggest that cytokinins in coconut water showed significant anti-ageing, anti-carcinogenic, and anti-thrombotic effects.
Natural source of vitamin B
Coconut water can naturally replenish your body with B-complex vitamins such as riboflavin, niacin, thiamin, pyridoxine, and foliates.
Many more benefits!
- Coconut water helps to break up kidney stones and get them out of the system if consumed daily.
- It helps in de-worming.
- Keeps away the urinary problems.