8 lesser known benefits of tender coconut water
First Published 25, Aug 2020, 3:41 PM
Tender coconut not only cools the body during the summer and quenches one’s thirst; it is also a remedy for many ailments that you may not have known about. Here are some of them:
Excellent source of rehydration: Consuming tender coconut during summers, helps increase the level of glucose in the blood, thus rehydrating one’s body. The presence of minerals and potassium also helps rid the body of toxic elements and is a natural replacement for the energy drinks that are full of sugar and is an excellent go-to drink post gym session.
Controls blood pressure: The presence of potassium in tender coconuts helps reduce and even maintain one’s blood pressure.
Hangover: It’s a great remedy if you are suffering from last night’s hangover. This is because of the presence of electrolytes in coconut which rehydrate the body, and the antioxidants also help settle an acidic stomach after a night out.
Gastric issues: Having gastric problems, then soothe it with some tender coconut.
Sleep pattern: Coconut along with coriander juice enhances sleep.
Weight loss: Potassium and manganese-rich tender coconut water is naturally low in calories, and aids in digestion and improves one’s metabolism. Besides this, it helps flush out the toxins and reduces water retention from the body.
Decreases inflammation: Coconut water is an excellent anti-inflammatory drink for those suffering from kidney and stomach inflammation as it helps reduce it. It also helps those with indigestion and constipation.
Heart-healthy: It is said that tender coconut water aids in lowering one’s cholesterol; the presence of manganese, potassium and calcium aid in keeping the heart healthy.