According to Healthline", Coconut water is a delicious, electrolyte-filled, natural beverage that may benefit your heart, moderate your blood sugar, support improve kidney health and keep you refreshed and hydrated after a workout. However, here is why coconut water is good for the body.
1. Blood sugar benefits
Drinking unsweetened coconut water instead of sugary beverages may assist a person with diabetes control their blood sugar levels. However, unsweetened coconut water contains natural sugars, so a person may need to limit their intake.
In a 2015 study that involved a rat model of diabetes, researchers found that coconut water led to improvements in blood sugar control and a reduction in overall blood sugar levels.
2. Kidney health benefits
Drinking coconut water regularly may help promote kidney health. According to a 2018 research on participants without kidney stones, coconut water helped them lose more citrate, potassium, and chloride during urination, indicating that coconut water might help loosen stones or prevent them from forming.
In a 2021 study in rats, researchers found similar benefits. They also cite several earlier findings that coconut water may help alleviate kidney damage from body.
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