In today’s episode Dr. Janine Bowring, ND shares with us the top 5 benefits of coconut water!
Coconut water benefit number 1 on this list is that it helps with our electrolytes. It helps to supply vitamins and minerals such as vitamin C, magnesium, calcium, potassium, sodium and manganese to our body. It is important to replenish your electrolytes especially if you exercise or perspire a lot. Coconut water is a natural way to balance your electrolytes.
Coconut water benefit number 2 on the list is that it helps with kidney stones. Researchers have found when doing studies on kidney stones and calcium oxalate stones, coconut water helps to detract, therefore it doesn’t allow the calcium oxalate stone to stick to the bladder and/or walls of the ureter tubes.
Number 3 on the list, drinking coconut water is important for the antioxidant benefits. Not only are you balancing your electrolytes but also protecting yourself from free radicals.
Coconut water benefit number 4 is the prevention of diabetes. When our insulin levels are out of balance coconut water helps to regulate insulin levels and blood sugar levels. This includes helping to maintain healthy body weight.
Number 5 on the list is coconut water helps with the heart and cardiovascular system. Coconut water helps with blood pressure as it contains magnesium, which assists with blood pressure levels. Coconut water helps with the prevention of cardiovascular disease and stroke.
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