7 Secret Benefits of Coconut Water
Here are 7 reasons it’s become the new “overnight” sensation for the health-minded and beauty conscious:
Secret #1: Shed fat.
Coconut water has been proven to suppress the appetite and makes you feel full because of its rich nature (even though it’s extremely low in fat.) That translates to less calories.
Secret #2: Who else wants blemish-free, moisturized, toned skin?
For those with acne or other blemishes, topical application of coconut water has the ability to clear up, reduce pore size and tone the skin. It also moisturizes the skin from within when ingested orally. This explains why beauty products contain generous amounts of coconut extract!
Secret #3: Upset tummy?
Irritable bowel? Coconut water has been known to provide quick relief. Because of its high concentration of fiber, it aids in the prevention of indigestion and reduces acid reflux.
Secret #4: Better for you than Gatorade.
The ingredients in coconut water are more effective at hydrating the human body than those of sports and energy drinks. As you are aware, during rigorous exercise, the human body loses mineral-rich fluids. Hydration is a must. And, coconut water is there to serve as an excellent replacement medium with 294 mg of potassium and 5 mg of natural sugar per glass.
Secret #5: Reduces blood pressure.
An unusually unbalanced levels of electrolytes can often result in high blood pressure. Because coconut water contains an adequate supply of each, it can be used as a balancing mechanism.
Secret #6: Packed with essential minerals.
Unlike any other beverage on the market, coconut water contains five essential electrolytes that are present in the human body. These include: calcium, magnesium, phosphorous, potassium and sodium.
Secret #7: Can be used in lieu of human blood!
Since it has similar attributes of human plasma, coconut water has been know in extreme emergencies to be used to quickly rehydrate the human body when administered intravenously.
That’s why coconut water is included as one of the 11 SUPERFOODS in this health and nutrition product: