Coconut water is a clear fluid found inside coconut that is naturally sweet and has a sweet nutty flavor. It is common in Nigeria. Drinking coconut water will help you stay hydrated as it contains less sugar. When you are looking for something sweet to drink, coconut water could be a better choice because it is rich in sodium, potassium, magnesium and phosphorus which helps replenish lost nutrients in the body.
Coconut water contains 94% of water that is why coconut water is different from coconut milk because they are two separate things with different properties.
When you drink coconut water it does the following things to your body.
1) It is a good source of hydration
People who are sick with illnesses like vomiting and diarrhea can cause you to loose fluids quickly and make your body to become dehydrated, so drinking coconut water can replenish the lost fluid and also it can help people who are sick improve their hydration levels in their bodies.
2) Energy booster to the Body
For people who do intense exercises regularly, you can swap processed energy drink to coconut water because coconut water will help replenish the electrolytes in your body that was lost during the intense exercise.
3) Kidney stone prevention
Some men and women have kidney stone at least once in their life time that is why staying hydrated is the key to preventing kidney stone and drinking coconut water can help flush your system off toxins.
4) Coconut water can help you manage blood pressure
Drinking coconut water may help you manage your blood pressure because of its potassium content which helps reduce your blood pressure, that is why it is beneficial for people with high blood pressure and can also reduce the formation of blood clots in the arteries which in turn ensures a smooth blood flow.
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