When you visit any places in tropical regions the first thing you can see after the waves of beaches is coconut. This does not mean that you can taste them only in tropical regions as they are available in all places. This is a healthy natural beverage which is used most commonly for hydrating the body. The actual coconut water what I am speaking about will be in white color which can be found in young green nuts and you should not get confused with the coconut milk which will be found in matured coconut which will be in brown color as it contains different properties and benefits compared with the young coconuts. The actual coconut water will be white in color and it does not contain sugar, cholesterol and fats. It is rich in nutrients and minerals like proteins and amino acids which are very much essential for our body. More over it is an electrolyte drink. Here you will be presented with all the health benefits of drinking coconut water by which you can be healthy and long lived.
Coconut water contains electrolytes which can be a best replacement for proper blood flow and thus it is an isotonic beverage. When you have lost water from the body through sweating or urine, the best source for increasing the water content is coconut water as it is less in natural sugars. This coconut water has the ability to replenish the body immediately and thus it is best to use after workouts. Today you can see most of the sports persons have started to use this as their energy drink because of this reason. Coconut water is rich in potassium which is very essential for the formation of muscles and aids for healthy heart.
The main reason for hypertension is the lack of potassium content in the body. Coconut water contains high potassium content which will help for regulating the blood pressure. 100 ml of coconut water contains 294 mg of potassium. So I request all tensed people to drink coconut water every day and be cool.
Basically coconut water does not contain sugar or fats and the essential minerals and vitamins present in it will helps to increase the metabolism rate in the body. Most importantly lauric acid present in coconut water is the main reason for increasing metabolism rate in the body. People who are suffering from thyroid problem seem to gain weight very quickly as thyroid will not function properly. Coconut water has the ability to normalize thyroid function by which you can reduce weight.
The most common advice doctors provide the people having kidney stone problem is to drink coconut water. The reason behind this is that it has the ability to break down the kidney stones for small smaller pieces which will pass while urinating.
Coconut water is rich in anti-bacterial property. It is rich in monolaurin which has the ability to fight on viral bodies which causes dangerous diseases like HIV, flu, intestinal worms, herpes, malaria, jaundice and typhoid. Most of these diseases are caused from virus coated with lipid and the monolaurin has the ability to destroy this lipid coat. If you are suffering from any of these diseases it is good to drink coconut water twice a day for best results.
According to the researches cytokinins has the ability to aid for good skin health and prevents aging effects on skin as it is a very good anti-oxidant. Anti-oxidants have the ability to eradicate the free radicals on the skin layer if when present damages the skin cells and leads to premature aging. Coconut water is rich in cytokinin which will help for preventing sagging skin. It also generates the healthy skin cells and keeps the skin firm. Lauric acid present in this beverage will also help for fighting against dandruff and skin infections.
As coconut water contains very less sugar content, it is the best healthy drink for people suffering from diabetes. Generally diabetics suffer from normal blood flow in the body. This healthy beverage is rich in amino acids and fibers which will help for proper blood flow. Researches have proved that drinking coconut water will increase the insulin content in the body which will greatly reduce the sugar level in the body.
As said before, coconut water is rich in potassium and magnesium which are the minerals for reducing the high blood pressure in the body which is the main reason for common heart attacks. Coconut water normalizes the blood flow in the veins which will prevent plaque formations. Normal blood circulation will also prevent from strokes.
Coconut water is rich in electrolytes like phosphorous, calcium, potassium, sodium and magnesium and because of this reason Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) of United States has named coconut water as “Vital Fluid”. If any person is suffering from loss of blood due to some injuries it is highly appreciated to provide him/her coconut water as it can act as blood plasma substitute. In Vietnam during Second World War wounded soldiers who are in emergency situation, were injected with coconut water to prevent blood loss.
Pregnancy is an important stage in any women’s life and they love to enjoy those days without any difficulties. But unfortunately they face many problems which are common like vomiting sensation, constipation, urinary tract infection and fatigue. If they drink coconut water every day these common problems can be prevented very easily as it has got anti-bacterial property to prevent infection in urinary tract. As it is rich in fiber content, it helps to prevent constipation very easily. The minerals and electrolyte property of coconut water will prevent vomiting sensation and provides more energy and keeps the pregnant women healthy and energetic.
With all these benefits available by drinking coconut water, it is highly recommended for people of any age to drink it every day to stay healthy and fit for long duration.
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