Coconut water, especially the young ones release thirst often used as a drink, it’s very refreshing. There are mentions that coconut water can reduce weight, improve kidney function, to treat allergies. Really?
Coconut water, coconut water in particular, has long been known as a healthful beverage. It is protected by a hard shell and thick coconut coir, coconut water is a beverage made sterile. Free from any form of contamination.
According to Prof. DR. Made Astawan, MS, in general, coconut water contains 2.6 percent sugar, 0.55 percent protein, 0.74 percent fat and 0.46 percent minerals. Type of sugar that is contained glucose, fructose, and sucrose.
High potassium in coconut water also contained amino acids and vitamins. Coconut water also contains phytochemical components such as tannins. Tannins are antibacterial which will inhibit the growth of bacteria.
Nutritional composition near isotonic fluid, which corresponds to the body fluids. Isotonic drinks to replace minerals lost through sweating body during exercise or other activities.
In order not curious, below are some uses real coconut water.
1. Helps lose weight
Excessive drinking coconut water can actually cause diarrhea. It seems-after weight loss. However, this is not the right and healthy way to get the ideal body weight. Instead, coconut water can be used as a stimulant for those who constipation because it can help smooth the digestive tract.
2. More nutritious than whole milk
This is not true. Compared with coconut water, milk (either full cream or not) are rich in protein, fat, carbohydrates, and sugar. In addition, milk also contains a variety of vitamins and minerals such as vitamin B complex, vitamin D, calcium, potassium, sodium, and magnesium. While coconut water contains only a few minerals only.
3. Helps the immune system
There is no scientific literature that proves that coconut water makes the immune system becomes better and also help the body fight some viruses that cause disease. The only way to boost the immune system is a nutrient derived from foods and not coconut milk.
4. Helps prevent kidney stones
The first thing that can be done to prevent the formation of kidney stones is enough water or fluid intake. The fluid can be obtained from coconut water, mineral water, and more. Coconut water or mineral water, can prevent the formation of kidney stones. Only, coconut water can not cure kidney stones.
5. Restoring a sense of dizziness caused by drunk
Drunk as excessive consumption of alcoholic beverages must be neutralized. You do this by drinking water, mineral water or coconut water. Actually, to relieve headaches caused by drunk, you should drink water containing sugar. The goal is that sugar can quickly get into the central nervous system and takes over the body attachment on alcohol. That way, the negative effects of the hangover can be neutralized.
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