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Take a look at what you can find in coconut water and what benefits coconut water can have for you.
fat free - what’s not to love?
Coconuts have long been used for natural health and hydration
Coconut water is 99% fat free, has a low percentage of sugar and is low in carbohydrates. It also can help to keep your body cool. This is important if you are someone who spends a lot of time working outdoors in hot or humid climates such as those found in tropic, sub tropic, desert and even plains areas where summer temperatures can reach close too or top 100° F.
Revitalize and rehydrate
It can also re-hydrate your body as well as carry nutrients and oxygen to your body’s cells. If you exercise consider replacing your after work out drink with coconut water, see if you notice a difference in how fast your body feels refreshed, and replenished. There are other health benefits as well it raises or increases your metabolic rate which helps you to lose weight naturally without having to go on restricting diets or take dangerous pills to help lose weight.
It can help to increase the functionality of your immune system and help to detoxify the body. It can also assist your immune system by helping to fight viruses.
Need a natural cleanse?
Looking for a natural way to cleanse your digestive tract to promote overall body health, try coconut water and see its cleansing and digestive effects. You can also help to control diabetes with coconut water, fight the flu, herpes and some studies show that it can even have a positive effect in the fight against AIDS. You can treat kidney stones, boost poor circulation and even help to remove urethral stones.
Minerals, vitamins and lauric acid
The benefits of coconut water go further it contains more potassium, less sodium, less sugar and more chloride then both energy and sports drinks making it better for you and more effective. It contains the same Lauric acid that is found is mother’s milk making it great even for small babies and children. It contains identical properties to human blood plasma and contains the same isotonic levels as human blood. Many cultures believe it is a life giving and sustaining fluid and with benefits like this and centuries of proof who can blame them.
Get a new lease on life
If you are looking for something that is going to give you a new lease on life when it comes to your health, looking for something that can help your body function better and help you to feel and look younger than consider adding coconut water to your daily routine. It contains everything necessary for life everything from being able to replenish the body’s depleted stores of nutrients to keeping your body cool on hot days. There is little that this water cannot do.