Posted on | April 23, 2012 | 2 Comments
Coconut water is a fantastic option for those on the go and highly nutritious. The best part of course is there is no guilt associated with drinking it because it is 100% all natural!
Because coconut water is a low-calorie fat-free drink it is much healthier and safer than other sports and energy drinks on the market.
Coconut water offers your body multiple health benefits rather than adding more toxins into the body. Place it in the fridge and an hour later you have a cool, tasty, and refreshing health drink.
Coconut water content includes:
- · Electrolytes
- · Potassium
- · Zero grams of fat (fat free)
- · 46 cal. per serving
- · Natural sugar (6 g per serving)
- · C and B vitamins
- · Protein
- · Dietary fiber
There is no refined sugar in coconut water because there are no additives; it comes straight from a green baby coconut. In today’s world it is getting very difficult to find beverages that do not contain refined sugar, preservatives, or something artificial.
Coconut water offers protein and B and C vitamins that support your immune system and boost your metabolism so it is one the best beverages to have after a good solid workout.
Protein is needed in order for your muscles to grow and repair. Protein is essential for digestion and for creating antibodies. Coconut water has about 2g of protein per serving (about 4% of daily value).
Based on the information available about coconut water it is a very healthy and safe option for people of all ages. If you like to find better ways to add to your health and nutrition try coconut water and see if it doesn’t become a favorite of yours.
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