Monday, May 4, 2009
O.N.E. Coconut Water - The Perfect Summer Beverage
Reprinted from "Central Chronicle"
Coconut water best summer drink
Bhopal Today Team
Bhopal, May 2:
We all think about refreshing drinks during the hot scorching heat of summers. Coconut water is one of the most natural, healthy and refreshing drinks, which is not only beneficial during summers, but across all seasons. Given below are some healthy benefits of coconut water which make it one of nature's healthiest drinks.
According to dietician Alka Dubey, we all run after energy drinks to boost up our stamina and energy levels. However, coconut water is a far healthy and safe drink. It contains more potassium than most of the energy and sports drinks. Also, it is healthier due to less sodium content in it. Also, coconut water has natural sugar and not altered one as witnessed in various energy drinks.
On the whole, coconut water contains organic compounds, which promote health and well being of a person. To add to its benefits, it is low in carbs, low in sugar and also fat free. The most common and well-known benefit of coconut water is that it helps in keeping your body cool and refreshed. A proper re-hydration tonic, coconut water is taken as a natural isotonic beverage.
It detoxifies the body and helps it fight infections along with naturally boosting your immune system. Coconut water also helps in keeping your stomach in good working condition by cleansing your digestive tract. It is a natural home remedy for treating intestinal disturbances in infants. Moreover, it is an effective natural cure for kidney and urethral stones, and urinary infections.
When you drink coconut water, you not only replenish your body's fluids but also enhance your health. This is because this healthy and nutritious water helps in proper oxygen and nutrient supply to the body cells thereby boosting up poor circulation. Additionally, it also aids you to lose weight and raise your metabolism. In short, drinking coconut water is the best way towards a healthy future.