|Very popular in India as “Nariyal Paani”|
Moving to Southern India, the very first thing i fell in love with was “Naariyal paani’ !
During my childhood days the only way i came across Coconut water was in the books or the TV where people sip coconut water and chill at the beach ! How relaxing and fun 🙂
Although getting to know about the huge benefits of it lately, it has become my all time favourite natural drink which i try to consume each and every day. A very healthy alternative to the normal water, Coconut water is an ultimate thirst quencher !
Naturally refreshing, coconut water has a sweet, nutty taste. it contains easily digested carbohydrate in the form of sugar and electrolytes and has very high potassium and mineral content. It not only hydrates the body but provides several other benefits right from curing Hangover to aid in digestion and improving kidney functions.
Lets talk about why we all should drink this fresh Naariyal Paani on a regular basis, “benefits of coconut water” :
1) Helps lose weight
Low in fat, drinking this beverage can help you feel full and reduce cravings.
2) Increases Immunity
Rich in nutrients and vitamins like riboflavin, niacin, thiamin and pyridoxine, and folates, coconut water has anti-viral and anti-bacterial properties that can help increase your body’s immune system and fight viral infections like flu.
3) Regulates Blood Pressure
In many instances, a disproportionate level of electrolytes can result in high blood pressure.Rich in electrolytes, coconut water helps improve blood circulation, lowers high blood pressure levels
4) A rich source of Vitamins and Nutrients
Coconut water contains five essential electrolytes that are present in the human body. These include: calcium, magnesium, phosphorous, potassium and sodium.
5) Perfect skin
In any skin irritation or just to retain its youthfulness, application of coconut water can be a great help as it has the ability to clear up and subsequently tone the skin, making it glow naturally.
6)For pregnant women
A best natural health drink for pregnant women as it helps fight constipation, heart burn and slow digestion. It has rich source of electrolytes like sodium and potassium that are very effective in preventing diarrhea and dehydration.
Coconut water acts as a diuretic and increases the flow and production of urine.Due to its minerals, potassium and magnesium content, coconut water is beneficial to a person suffering from any kidney disease.
Not to be confused with high-fat coconut milk or oil, coconut water is a clear liquid in the fruit’s center that is tapped from young, green coconuts.
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