453. Health Benefits of Tender Coconut

Tender Coconut, nature’s cool drink not only quenches the summer thirst but also comes with great benefits for the body. It cools down your body from inside and reduces a lot of discomforts of a hot summer day.  Coconut water is actually the juice present inside the endosperm, the interior cavity of the young  and tender coconut. This clear liquid is sweet and sterile and contains various essential compounds such as vitamins, minerals, sugars, electrolytes, amino acids, phytohormones, and cytokine.

Tender coconut is naturally sweet and ingratiating. It promotes proper digestion, and naturally helps clearing the urinary paths and thus lubricating the body systems. The major constituents of coconut water are sugar and minerals along with some fat and nitrogenous substance. The water of a single coconut contains sufficient vitamin C to meet the daily requirements of body.Coconut water is a natural energy drink. It is delicious, refreshing and very nutritious and has tremendous health benefits.

Tender coconut water has arginine which helps in increasing the blood circulation to all the internal organs of the body. Tender coconut is rich in potassium and hence helps keep the kidneys healthy. It acts as a diuretic to flush extra water out of the body and also prevents kidney stones. Tender coconut water acts like a tonic. It has all the necessary nutrients to fulfill a person’s daily need. It is rich in vitamins and minerals. It can even be used to feed infants and is a great a source of nutrition.

Tender coconut has no fat. It is a very low-calorie drink that can easily replace a meal. It can also be consumed before a meal to reduce binge eating among weight-watchers. It also helps in losing weight by removing excess water weight stored due to heavy sodium consumption. Tender coconut water has properties that remove mineral toxins from the blood. It also helps in eliminating toxins accumulated in the intestine due to poor digestion. Tender coconut water has great anti-inflammatory properties. It can reduce inflammation internally when consumed. It can also be externally applied on a summer boil or a rash to reduce inflammation.

Let us drink a tender coconut to keep us healthy.

 

 

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