What is Coconut Water?
Coconut water is the clear liquid that comes from inside young, green coconuts. The water typically comes from young coconuts around six to seven months old but can also be found in more mature fruits. It’s been consumed for centuries in tropical regions around the world. It’s used in Ayurvedic medicine to help digestion and hydration.
Benefits of Coconut Water
Naturally sweet and hydrating, it’s loaded with antioxidants and several important nutrients and minerals including, potassium, magnesium, sodium, and calcium. Low in calories and free of cholesterol, it’s a natural beverage that can keep you refreshed and hydrated. Coconut water is also believed to:
- Increase hydration
- Support heart health
- Replenish fluids and electrolytes after exercise
- Promote healthy skin