5 BENEFITS OF DRINKING COCONUT WATER
Coconuts grow on large palm trees known scientifically as Cocos nucifera. Despite the name, the coconut is a fruit rather than a nut.
As the coconut matures, some of the juice remains in liquid form, while the rest ripens into the solid white flesh known as coconut meat.
Coconut water is produced naturally in the fruit and contains 94% water and very little fat.
1)Early morning intake-
The coconut water is good to be taken on an
empty stomach.Coconut water contains lauric acid, which helps in boosting your immunity, kick-starting your metabolism and facilitating weight loss.Pregnant women are often recommended to have coconut water to fight dehydration and constipation. It also helps relieve morning sickness and heartburn, which are common symptoms of pregnancy.
2)Energy reboost and helps in digestion-
After or before workout,the coconut water contains a refreshing energy boost.Before workout, it keeps your body
hydrated with a nice energy boost while after workout, it helps to replenish lost electrolytes after an intense workout.The coconut water help to fight fatigue.
3)Control diabetes and blood sugar-
The fat content of coconut water can help slow the rate at which sugar is released into the bloodstream, better controlling insulin levels and preventing a “sugar high” or worse, conditions like diabetes.
4)Before going to bed-
The sweet and pleasant fragrance of coconut is known to have a psychological
effect that helps diminish anxiety. Sip some coconut water before going to bed to fight stress and calm your mind. Moreover, drinking coconut water at bedtime may help in flushing out all the toxins and cleansing your urinary tract, thus preventing infections and kidney problems.
5)Keep looking healthy and young-
Helps to keep hair and skin healthy and youthful looking, prevents wrinkles, sagging skin, age spots, and provides sun protection.