Have you ever been to the store and passed by “coconut water” in the beverage section, in between seltzer water and juice? And wondered what exactly does this water do for us.. and how it’s different from regular water. It’s one of my favorite things to throw into my basket as I leave the store, great to have in the fridge and a great item to drink during the holiday months! Check out these top 5 Benefits Of Coconut Water below.
Here are some of my favorites and why I love to add into my weekly grocery trip:
5 Benefits Of Coconut Water
Researchers have found that Cytokinins help regulate the cell growth and their divisions. Coconut Water contains these cytokinins and lauric acid which can minimize the aging of skin cells, balance PH levels, and keep the connective tissues strong and hydrated! Great beverage during winter when our skin becomes a lot dryer from the air.
POST HOLIDAY DRINK:
Let’s face it, this time of year is lot of indulging, which includes some adult beverages. Next time you overdo it … consume coconut water to settle your stomach. It will also replace those essential electrolytes that exit the body during the drinking process … bottoms up!!!
Coconut Water makes a wonderful energy drink. Great to pack in your gym bag, or to even drink after. Coconut water has less sugar and sodium content compared to most sports drinks… all the while packing more Potassium, Calcium, and Chloride, which makes it a better choice replenish and boost the body’s energy levels after a workout.
It has been used to treat dehydration caused by dysentery, cholera, diarrhea and stomach flu… which is a good reason to have this fully stocked during flu season. Drinking one cup of Coconut Water twice daily during digestive tract abnormalities, hot temperatures, and after strenuous workouts can help rehydrate the body alot more quickly than regular water, and a smarter choice than Gatorade.
HELP WARD OF WEIGHT:
Coconut water is a natural electrolyte and isotonic beverage which help increase the body’s metabolism.. which is great for our bodies, especially when trying to lose weight. An increased metabolism will which results into burning calories. Try alternating your regular water and coconut water during the holidays.
Be sure to try coconut water the next time to you go to the store and reap some awesome benefits, it could be a great addition to the winter months and staying on track.
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