While most people are familiar with the wonderful benefits of coconut oil, many are do not know that coconut water has a similar structure to the blood plasma which is in the bloodstream.
It is loaded with antioxidants, amino acids, enzymes, vitamins and essential minerals. This super drink has been used as a substitute for blood plasma in many of the past wars and survival situations where it was necessary for survival during prolonged battles. Here are some of the health benefits of consuming coconut water…
1. Boost in energy
This drink removes toxins from your body, gets your skin looking young, keeps you hydrated, makes you lose weight and encourages a healthy digestive system.
2. Helps against diabetes
With 3 grams of fiber and a digestible crab content of only 6 grams per cup, coconut water can easily fit into a diabetic meal plan. It has been shown to improve insulin sensitivity and decrease blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes and pre-diabetes.
3. Your pH level balanced
The human body has parts that are alkaline and other parts that are acidic. It is important to keep it slightly alkaline otherwise it can be very detrimental for your body if it becomes acidic.
4. Prevents kidney stones
Coconut water was found to keep crystals from stacking to the other parts of urinary tract. Also reducing the number of crystals from in the urine.
5. Lowers blood pressure
A study gave coconut water to people with high blood pressure and as a result a staggering 71% experienced sufficient decrease in blood pressure.
Note when buying coconut water: Majority of the coconut water packages you see at the supermarket contain chemicals and other things being added. Make sure you get the Certified Organic ones or find a plain coconut that you can cut open yourself with certainty that it is pure without anything added.