Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Benefits of Coconut Water

This is definitely one of mother natures best drinks, it is a powerhouse of anti aging properties to help keep you looking younger, and many celebrities are drinking it by the dozen, one in particular I have read about is Madonna.
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The coconuts are picked unripe, so there is still liquid in them otherwise if they are allowed to ripen, the liquid inside will become part of the white flesh of the coconut. 
 The white part is used to make coconut milk; this is not the same as coconut water!
Coconut water’s electrolyte (aid in a number of vital bodily processes) content is very similar to human plasma, and therefore making it a fantastic sports drink, giving you oral re hydration.  This is a far better sports drink then the commercial one’s available.
Over the years, coconut water has also been used by doctors as an intravenous fluid, because it is completely compatible with the human body.
Coconut water can do so much for you it is absolutely amazing! 
It is rich in minerals such as; sodium, calcium, magnesium, iron, copper phosphorus, potassium, proteins, vitamins C and B, glucose (a type of sugar found in the blood),  contains no fat, and despite its sweet taste it has no sugar.
Those who drink coconut water on a regular basis usually have a smooth and lovely complexion, and considering how good this stuff is for you, it is no wonder!
Coconut Water Health Benefits
  • helps promote weight loss
  • boost your immune system
  • fight viruses
  • boost poor circulation
  • aids digestion by removing toxins
  • boost thyroid health
  • keep body at proper temperature
  • carry nutrients and oxygen to cells
  • help break up kidney stones
  • great for liver problems such as hepatitis
  • reduce urinary problems
  • helps eliminate swelling in hands and feet
  • good for burns
  • good for hangovers
Drinking coconut water on a regular basis will help to reduce wrinkles and sagging skin, giving strength and elasticity to the skin.  Something we all want as we get older…..
History and folklore (circulated by word of mouth, beliefs, and legends) say coconut water has incredible healing powers, which is now being confirmed by medical research and clinical observation.
Coconut water is a common ingredient in beauty products used for hair and skin.
Where to Buy Coconut Water
You can purchase coconut water from your local organic grocery store, health food store or online.  I have found the best value for coconut water Coconut Water Health Benefitsfrom Amazon.com.  I had bought a coconut a couple of times from the Supermarket, but it was too awkward

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