Coconut water is a clear liquid in the fruit’s center that is tapped from young, green coconuts. It has a sweet and refreshing taste. It contains easily digested carbohydrate in the form of sugar and electrolytes. It is low in calories, naturally fat- and cholesterol free, low in carbohydrates, rich in potassium sodium and excellent for hydration.
Some benefits of consuming Coconut Water are:
It is a nutritious wholesome beverage nature has provided for the people living in tropics to fight sultry weather. Calorific value – 17per 100gm
It is natural isotonic beverage with the same level of electrolytic balance as we have in our blood. It replaces the salts & minerals that body looses during physical activity.
Coconut water is more nutritious than milk- Less fat & no cholesterol.
It relieves exhaustion and prevents dehydration.
It is more healthy than orange juice, sports drinks, sodas and other fruit juices, with less sugar calories.
Coconut water relieves urinary problems. It is beneficial to relieve burning urine especially when exposed to hot weather.
It is beneficial for those suffering with kidney/ bladder stones as it may help to break the stone.
It is natural diuretic and improves the flow of urine.
It also helps in digestion, acidity, ulcers & relieves constipation. It acts like oral rehydration salts in case diarrheal attacks.
It has zero cholesterol but helps to improve HDL (Good Cholesterol for the body)
It is very useful for the patients recovering from Typhoid, Malaria, Chest infections &Urinary tract infections.
During pregnancy coconut water relieves the acidity which is common and as it is richest in electrolytes, moderate amount of sugar, sodium, & protein.
It is also good source dietary fiber, manganese, calcium, riboflavin and Vitamin C.
It contains high levels of Lauric acid which has Anti-fungal, Anti- Bacterial and Anti-Viral and boosts body immune system.