Benefits of Fresh Coconut Water

Published : Monday, July 10th, 2017

Nothing is more beneficial for our bodies then raw coconut water. Coconut water is great to keep us hydrated during hot summer days and coconut meat is great for cooking and baking. I use coconuts in my raw desserts, cakes, smoothies, ice cream. I love love love coconut flavor, how about you?

Coconut water is full of natural electrolytes. It’s the best drink for summer. Coconut water is low fat, has very little carbohydrates, and is law in calories, and has significant electrolyte content. Natural electrolytes in coconut water have great amounts of sodium, potassium, magnesium and calcium. When heated looses many of the valuable electrolytes. That is why you should drink raw, unpasteurized coconut water. Raw coconut water has many health benefits. Great for flu, cold, sun poison, stomach viruses, diarrhea, vomiting, fever, allergies.

Coconuts regulate blood pressure
According to research, coconut water helps improve blood circulation, lowers high blood pressure levels, thereby reducing the risk of heart attacks and other cardiovascular issues. It is also said to control your blood sugar levels.

Help lose weight
If you are on a weight loss spree, coconut water should be a must-have in your diet chart. Low in fat, drinking this beverage can help one feel full and reduce cravings. And it tastes so good!!!

Increases immunity
Rich in nutrients and vitamins like riboflavin, niacin, thiamin and pyridoxine, and folates, coconut water has anti-viral and anti-bacterial properties that can help increase your body’s immune system and fight viral infections like flu. I always have coconuts in my fridge.

For pregnant women
Doctors often recommend coconut water during pregnancy as it helps fight constipation, heart burn and slow digestion.

Improves kidney function
Due to its minerals, potassium and magnesium content, coconut water is beneficial to a person suffering from any kidney disease. This water also acts as a diuretic and increases the flow and production of urine.

For your skin
If you have acne or pimple problems or want to retain its youthfulness, apply coconut water on your face and leave it overnight. Due to its repairing properties, it can even be applied to hands and nails. Coconut oil is great face and body moisturizer. You can mix coconut oil with some essential oils like lavender and carrot seed oil and use it as a natural sunscreen.

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