L'coconut water it can be defined as a health elixir thanks to its numerous nutritional and therapeutic properties. Many people say that this drink is more beneficial than energy drinks: it contains more potassium than bananas, is low in fat, calories and cholesterol, therefore much healthier.
In the article "Pure and virgin coconut oil, all the info" we have already extolled its therapeutic virtues for external use, but it is also good to dedicate an article to the water of this fruit.
Coconut water, nutritional properties
- Calories: 19 kcal
- Carbohydrates: 3.7 g
- Sugars: 2.6 g
- Fat: 0.2 g
- Cholesterol: 0 mg
- Fiber: 1.1 g
- Protein: 0.7 g
- Water: 95 g
- Coconut water, properties:
- Calcium: 24 mg
- Potassium 250 mg
- Sodium: 105 mg
- Iron: 0.29 mg
- Folate: 3mcg
- Vitamin C: 2.4 mg
Coconut water, benefits
In addition to a high presence of mineral salts, coconut water also contains vitamin A, an essential micronutrient for ocular functions. According to experts, the constant consumption of coconut water would help keep the eyes healthy.
L'coconut water provides a significant amount of antioxidants thanks to the content of cytosone, a substance famous for its anti-aging properties
It is also revealed as a remineralizer for bones, nails and teeth; for this same reason, it is advisable to take it for growing children, nursing mothers and pregnant women.
Thanks to the high amount of potassium, it helps us to eliminate toxins in a natural way.
It is also able to regulate the levels of fluids in the body, a condition that allows to keep blood pressure balanced, ensuring proper blood and lymphatic circulation.
To fully enjoy the properties ofcoconut water, it is advisable to drink it directly from the fruit. The coconut shell acts as a natural filter for this water that reaches the center of the fruit after passing through countless fibers that purify it and therefore make it a natural drink rich in micronutrients.
Coconut water as a remedy
- Facial blemishes
To eliminate dark spots on the face, just apply coconut water every evening, after washing your face
- Anti dandruff
To combat dandruff, just rinse your hair with coconut water after washing your hair with a natural shampoo
- Against pimples
To treat acne, rosacea, scars and rashes on the face just wash your face with coconut water
- Against oily skin
To eliminate skin fat, just massage the area to be treated with coconut water: it is effective thanks to its toning and cell regeneration action.
Where to buy coconut water
Coconut water is not lacking in the beverage department among the shelves of the most well-stocked supermarkets. Those who prefer online purchases or cannot find it elsewhere, can refer to the UFC pure coconut water offered on Amazon at a price of 24.49 euros for a case of 6 one-liter packs.
For all the info: UFC Coconut Water 1L x 6