5 Reasons to take coconut water

Coconut water is loaded with immense nutrients and works for virtually everything from top to toe, its organic meaning trying it out wouldn't hurt but as with everything, keep in moderation when conscious of calorie intake.

Coconut water provides a nutritional boost.  The micro nutrients it contains helps boost the immune system. It is widely known as an organic way to fight viruses as well as kidney diseases.

A delicious and refreshing low-calorie natural beverage, the tender coconut water contains more nutrient than mature coconut water. The tender coconuts come with nuts containing about 200 to 1,000 milliliters that is approximately 1 to 4 cups of coconut water.

Coconut water is packed with minerals like iron, calcium, potassium, magnesium, manganese and zinc plus antioxidants, amino acids, enzymes, B-complex vitamins, vitamin C and more. Today on Pulse Daily we would be dishing on why you need to load up on coconut water.

1. Hydrates the body

Coconut is considered to have the same positive effect got from sports drink. coconut water is also used to rehydrate the body in case of dehydration and fluid loss due to diarrhea, vomiting or excessive sweating. It is a great source of carbs as it increases energy level.

2. Great For clear skin

Coconut water is great for treating blemishes, acne and more as it has the same effect as a toner and moisturizer rolled into one. All you do is apply coconut water all over your face.

3. Helps Lower blood pressure

Studies reveal coconut water control hypetension. If you have high blood pressure,  drink a cup of fresh coconut water twice daily. It contains potassium ; that helps to lower blood pressure by balancing out the negative effects of sodium, vitamin C and magnesium.

4. Provides great relief for hangover

Coconut water is a perfect remedy for hangover.  Coconut water boosts hydration and replenishes the body with all electrolytes that alcohol  has robbed the body of causing the hangover. Coconut water provides great relief for the morning after.

5.  Helps with weight loss

It contains low calories and its quite easy on the stomach . It contains enzymes that boost fat metabolism and aid digestion. It also helps flush out toxins from the body. Drink a glass coconut water 3 or 4 times a week to facilitate weight loss.

Coconut water also treats headache, helps, regulate blood sugar, balances PH levels, amongst other things it does. What have to lose? drink up!

Additional Sources:

Top 10 Remedies, She Knows Magazine


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