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What are the health benefits of drinking coconut water?

  1. sanded28 profile image60
    sanded28posted 5 years ago

    What are the health benefits of drinking coconut water?

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  2. enjoymentofsound profile image60
    enjoymentofsoundposted 5 years ago

    well here in the Philippines, if you have a urinary tract infection they usually tell you to drink lots of coconut water. It has diuretic properties, which means it can make going to the bathroom to pee more frequent, thus the bacteria gets washed away with the urine. It's also said to aid with weight loss.

  3. sofs profile image85
    sofsposted 5 years ago

    There has been a lot of talk about the health benefits of coconut water with celebrities adding to the hype.. this article aims to get into the finer details and find out how good coconut water is for your health. read more

  4. Turtlewoman profile image97
    Turtlewomanposted 5 years ago

    Learn how coconut water is a healthier option for a recovery sports drink. Coconut water has many health benefits. In this article you will learn the benefits of coconut water. read more

  5. sanded28 profile image60
    sanded28posted 3 years ago

    Coconut water is very refreshing and rich in sugar, electrolytes and minerals – available in the natural form in most sterile conditions. It is a natural isotonic drink where the electrolyte levels are similar to those found in the human body. Some research has shown coconuts to have cytokinins which have significant anti aging, anti carcinogenic and anti thrombotic effects.

    The water of fresh green coconuts is actually fat free and has zero cholesterol – some studies even go as far as to say that it increases the HDL levels in the body. Once a coconut is cut open, the water should be consumed as exposure to air can result in loss of nutrients. It is low in fat though rich in vitamins and the potassium level is twice the amount found in bananas.

    Coconut Water for Weight Loss: Drinking coconut water helps a person to lose weight as it is low in fat – it keeps a person feeling full and reduces food cravings. It is a storehouse of important nutrients, B-complex vitamins like riboflavin, niacin, thiamin and pyridoxine, and folates. It has anti-viral and anti-bacterial properties – these help when a person has flu or herpes - both of which are due to viral infections.

    Coconut Water During Pregnancy: Coconut water is generally recommended during pregnancy as it helps in constipation, heart burn and slow digestion. The lauric acid present in coconut water has anti-fungal, anti-bacterial and anti-viral properties, which boost the body’s immune system.

    Read more: Coconut Water - Health Benefits | Medindia http://www.medindia.net/patients/lifest … z3292RyOiC

 
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