Young coconuts contain water known as coconut water, which is a potent natural beverage with a high medicinal potential.
It is almost free of calories, high in nutrients, like antioxidants, vitamins C and B, calcium, iron, magnesium, manganese, amino acids, and iron, and has a delicious taste.
The consumption of coconut water boosts the immune system, prevents cancer, fights premature aging, and offers countless other advantages for the body.
Just add it to your smoothie or drink it and enjoy its numerous health benefits, as follows:
Balances pH levels
The excessive intake of processed foods, sugars, and carbs, makes the body acidic, and thus prone to numerous health issues, including cancer. On the other hand, coconut water alkalizes the body and prevents the effects of acidosis.
Regulates blood pressure
As provided by the American Heart Association, just by adding appropriate amounts of potassium to your diet, this can help maintain or reduce blood pressure as of it lessening the effects of sodium. A 2005 study was able to show subjects who drank coconut water for two weeks were able to show a reduction in both their systolic and diastolic blood pressure by 71% and 29%.
Headaches are often a result of dehydration, and coconut water is rich in minerals and electrolytes that hydrate the body.
Regulates blood sugar levels
The high amino acid and fiber content of coconut water lower high blood sugar and prevent diabetes.
A powerful diuretic
Coconut water is a potent diuretic which increases the urine production of urine and alkalizes it. To treat bladder and kidney problems, and fight bacterial infections in them, add a teaspoon of salt in a glass of coconut water and drink 2 cups of the remedy.
Supports heart health
Coconut water is excellent for heart health as it has no fat or cholesterol. It lowers the risk of heart issues and increases the levels of the good (HDL) cholesterol in the blood. Moreover, it boosts blood flow and lowers the risk of atherosclerosis, and heart issues.
Drinking coconut water for as long as fourteen days can help you switch yourself off from sports drinks entirely. A study composed in 2002 was able to show that those who chose coconut water out of the other three beverages of sports drinks were less likely to experience nausea and claimed to feel less full. However, the study still concluded that water was the healthier option out of all of the drinks provided in the study including coconut water.
Slows down the aging process
Cytokines are contained in this water, they are slowing down the aging process and they hydrate and nourish the skin. Make this mixture to slow down the aging process. A cup of coconut water mixed with 2 teaspoons of sandalwood powder, mix it well and apply it onto your face. Leave it until it is dry, then wash it off with water or simply peel it off.
Vomiting and nausea are the two symptoms of hangover, they are caused because of the dehydration from alcohol. Coconut water will rehydrate the body and will relieve you from the stress that was caused by alcohol.
Promotes weight loss
Coconut water is low in calories and high in bioactive enzymes which help digestion and metabolism, and thus accelerate weight loss. Also, it contains potassium which regulates the sodium levels in the body.