Health benefits of fresh coconut water

Coconut water is a popular and preferred drink in many countries. It has a characteristic mild aroma, especially coconut water is loved for its health benefits. So what are the health benefits of drinking coconut water? Find out with in the following article.

Antioxidant coconut water

Animal studies show that coconut water can change the structure of free radicals, making them harmless to health. Research results show that coconut water significantly improves oxidative stress, reduces free radical activity, lowers blood pressure, triglyceride and insulin levels.

Health benefits of fresh coconut water

When the body has too many free radicals, it will fall into oxidative stress. Causes damage to cells and increases the risk of disease.

Coconut water is a good source of several nutrients

In fresh coconut water contains very little fat, the main component of coconut water is water, accounting for 94%. For a ripe coconut will need time from 6-7 months. When the coconut is ripe, most of the coconut water will turn from liquid to solid called coconut meat.

One young coconut will provide about 0.5 - 1 cup of coconut water. One cup of coconut water will contain about 46 calories along with some of the following nutrients:

Carbs: 9 grams

Fiber: 3 grams

Protein: 2 grams

Vitamin C: 10% of the daily diet

Magnesium: 15% of daily intake

Manganese: 17% of the daily diet

Potassium: 17% of the daily diet

Sodium: 11% of daily intake

Calcium: 6% of the daily diet

Coconut water helps support the heart

Coconut water is very effective in reducing the risk of cardiovascular diseases. It has the effect of reducing cholesterol, triglycerides and the amount of fat in the liver.

According to scientists, people weighing over 60kg need to drink 2.7 liters of coconut water per day to lower cholesterol. This effect is impressive and is being studied further.

See more: Types of coconuts in Vietnam: Features, benefits and prices

Coconut water has the

Health benefits of fresh coconut water

effect of improving diabetes.

Some animal studies show that sugar water lowers blood sugar. It also lowers hemoglobin A1c levels, preventing signs of oxidative stress. There are currently no studies done in humans.

Each cup of coconut water contains 3 grams of fiber and 6 grams of easily digestible carbs. People with diabetes should add coconut water to their eating plan. In addition, coconut water also contains a large amount of magnesium, which helps increase insulin sensitivity and lowers blood sugar.

Coconut water helps prevent kidney stones

Coconut water has the effect of reducing the risk of kidney stones. Because coconut water works to prevent the crystals from sticking to cause kidney stones. These crystals are formed mainly from calcium, oxalate, and other compounds.

Coconut water helps lower blood pressure

According to many studies, coconut water contains potassium content that helps lower blood pressure in people with moderate and high blood pressure. It also prevents the formation of blood clots.

Coconut water helps restore health

Coconut water contains electrolytes such as potassium, magnesium, sodium, ... these are electrolytes that play an important role in maintaining and balancing fluid levels in the body. Helps rehydrate and increase energy after prolonged exercise.

Health benefits of fresh coconut water

Coconut water has a better rehydration and electrolyte effect than drinking water and other beverages. However, there are studies that suggest that coconut water will lead to some effects such as bloating, nausea, stomach upset.

These are some of the uses of coconut water that we would like to share with you. Stay tuned for other related articles on the website

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