Health Benefits of Coconut Water

Coconut water (commonly known as “madafu” in Kiswahili)  is the juice found in the center of a young, green coconut. The water inside helps nourish the fruit.

Coconut water is a delicious, nutritious and natural beverage that’s extremely good for you.

Coconuts take 10–12 months to fully mature. Coconut water typically comes from young coconuts about 6–7 months of age, though it’s also found in mature fruit.

An average green coconut provides about 0.5–1 cups of coconut water.

One cup (240 ml) contains 46 calories, as well as

1. Good Source of Several Nutrients

An average green coconut provides about 0.5–1 cups of coconut water. Which Nourishes your body with the following nutrients

      • Carbs: 9 grams
      • Fiber: 3 grams
      • Protein: 2 grams
      • Vitamin C: 10% of the RDI
      • Magnesium: 15% of the RDI
      • Manganese: 17% of the RDI
      • Potassium: 17% of the RDI
      • Sodium: 11% of the RDI
      • Calcium: 6% of the RDI

2. Hydration properties because it contains glucose and sugar

 

3.May Support Heart Health- Drinking coconut water may be helpful to reduce heart disease risk

4. Anti-aging:

5. Reduces Blood pressure- coconut water contains 600 mg of potassium in 8 ounces (240 ml). Potassium has been shown to lower blood pressure in people with high or normal blood pressure

 

6. Benefits against Diabetes

 

7. Good for Digestion

 

8. Weight loss:

 

9. May be used to treating urinary tract infections and Kills mouth bacteria to improve dental health

 

10. In Pregnant mothers, it improves the immunity of mother and fetus, increasing the levels of amniotic fluid in the body

 

Skin Benefits of Coconut Water:

11. Drinking and even applying coconut water Hydrates & Moisturizes your skin giving a flawless complexion thus preventing aging signs and treating skin infections.

 

12. Removes Excess Oils on your skin, therefore, treating acne and blemishes :

 

Hair Benefits of Coconut Water:

13. Rinsing your hair with coconut water conditions your hair to make it smooth and manageable, and also prevents hair loss.

 

14. Treats Scalp Conditions to eliminate dandruff, scalp psoriasis, and itchiness :

 

15. May Help Prevent Kidney Stones

 

16. May Have Antioxidant Properties: When there are too many free radicals, your body enters a state of oxidative stress, which can damage your cells and increase disease risk

 

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