What are the Health Benefits of Coconut Water

Some science-based health benefits of coconut water

Coconut Water straight from the fresh young green coconut and packaged on the same day is naturally sweet. It tastes great and contains several important nutrients and minerals that are usually lacking in most people diets. Put simply coconut water is good for you it may benefit your heart, blood sugar, kidney health and more.

Coconut Essence Coconut Water is Naturally Sweet with no added Sugar

Coconuts grow on large palm trees and are considered a fruit. Coconut Water is actually the coconut juice that you find when you break open a young green coconut. Coconut Essence does not add sugar or preservatives to our pure coconut water. Suitable for a plant-based diet coconut water contains no fat, no cholesterol. Not to be confused with coconut milk which is made from grated coconut flesh that is high in fat.

Coconut water has antioxidant properties

Fight oxidative stress in your body which takes place when Free Radicals reach a critical point. When your body has too many toxins it can damage the cells in your body and increase the risk of disease. Coconut water studies have shown that coconut water can help eliminate free radicals preventing them from causing damage in your body.

Studies have shown Coconut Water has Benefits Against Diabetes

Some controlled studies have found that coconut water can actually lower blood sugar in animals. As coconut water is a good source of magnesium it may increase insulin sensitivity and lower blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes. If you have been told by the doctor that you need to lose weight and you are pre-diabetes then coconut water in moderation may fit into your diet and help you.

Have you ever had kidney stones? Drink Coconut Water

To prevent kidney stones you should drink lots of fluid, you should drink lots of plain water. Some research has found that coconut water can reduce kidney stones.

Including in your diet can Help support a healthy heart

Including coconut water as part of a healthy balanced diet can help keep your heart healthy and reduce your risk of heart disease. Coconut water has been proven to reduce cholesterol in your blood.

Coconut Water is high in Potassium which can lower blood pressure

Potassium is used to regulate important body functions like blood pressure, heart rhythms, digestion and nerve impulses. Because there is more potassium than sodium in coconut water, the potassium may help balance out sodium’s effect on blood Pressure and possibly even help lower your blood pressure.

Natures Healthy Sports Drink

Coconut water contains 5 natural electrolytes – Potassium, Sodium, Calcium, Magnesium, and Phosphorus. Electrolytes are minerals that help keep your body fluids balanced and regulate muscle function. Coconut water has more than 10 times the amount of potassium of most sports drinks about the same as a banana. Chill shake and enjoy after a workout, surf or run and replenish your body with a drink straight from Mother Nature. Potassium in coconut water can help you avoid muscles cramps after exercise by replacing lost electrolytes.

Try Coconut Water Smoothies & Juices

Coconut Essence has put together some great recipes containing coconut water for you check them out.

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