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Bet you didn’t know: 10 surprising benefits of coconut water


Coconut water is extremely beneficial to one’s holistic health. The fluids contain many everyday electrolytes, which is why many Jamaicans recommend the substance.

Though it travels to your stomach, there is a popular local myth that coconut water can “wash off yuh heart.”

But how much do you know and how good is it really? Loop Lifestyle presents 10 interesting health benefits of coconut water.

  1. When clear, the liquid is usually sweet, sterile and composed of unique chemicals such as sugars, vitamins, minerals, electrolytes, enzymes, amino acids, cytokine, and phyto-hormones.

  2. It is proven that a full cup of coconut water in the morning harmonizes electrolytes. An irregularity in these molecules can at times be the foundation for hypertension.

  3. Coconut water has positive effects when used in the process of reinforcing the immune system and the protection from microbes, among other diseases.
  4. Coconut water invigorates the generation of thyroid hormones.

  5. The beverage is a natural diuretic, so it is extremely beneficial in cases of kidney disorders. Similarly, it helps the urinary tract and bladder channels leaving them clean and infection-free; it dispenses the poisons from the body and lessens issues brought on by kidney stones.

  6. Coconut water contains increased levels of fibre, as such, it enhances absorption – and its regular consumption alleviates issues brought on by stomach acid and/or indigestion.

  7. One full cup of coconut water every day has been proven to be adequate for moisturizing your skin and keeping it shiny for the duration of the day.

  8. Trying to lose weight? No problem! Did you know that you can consume coconut water in vast amounts, since it contains almost no fat? Moreover, it keeps you feeling full and diminishes appetite, so it helps you to get thin.

  9. If you experience acne issues or have a combined dry-oily skin, you can drench a cotton ball in coconut water, and apply it to the skin. It scrubs and stimulates the skin, and doesn’t block the pores unlike many others creams and products.

  10. Next time you have a headache or a hangover after a party, use this ‘magic’ water which will help you dispose of the malady. By drinking coconut water you likewise compensate the lost fluids and defeat the sickness that is oftentimes connected with a hangover.

EXTRA FACT: Coconut water helps you strengthen your immune system. It destroys the microbes that cause urinary tract infections, gonorrhoea, gum disease and the infections that cause flu, typhoid and other illnesses.

So….what are you waiting for? Crack open a jelly coconut and reap these amazing benefits

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