Coconut water: benefits for your health
I confess that I have changed and I have already indicated coconut water for my patients without restrictions. New information and research led me to change my mind about this drink, especially on the rehabilitation of saturated fat, which stopped being a demon after recognizing its qualities.
Coconut water is rich vitamins, minerals, amino acids, carbohydrates, antioxidants, enzymes and other phytonutrients that help the body function more efficiently.
Coconut water has an association of substances that make it special even when compared to man-made beverages. It is rich in vitamins, minerals, amino acids, carbohydrates, antioxidants, enzymes and other phytonutrients that help the body to function more efficiently. Its electrolytic (ionic mineral) content similar to human plasma guaranteed it international recognition as the best oral rehydrat.
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That is: a super sport drink incomparable to any other product created by man with this goal. It is so compatible with the human body that it can even be injected into the vein, which was quite common during the 1st and 2nd Wagons, as well as in the Vietnam War where lack of resources made the military learn about the unique qualities of coconut water almost unintentionally.
Although the hydrant characteristic of this drink is the most famous, the benefits it brings to health do not stop there. Coconut water promotes the balance of body chemistry, benefiting health as a whole. It reduces blood pressure and risk of heart disease, prevents atherosclerosis, facilitates kidney function, protects against various types of cancer, facilitates digestion, control blood glucose levels, blood circulation, leaves the immune system more active, has anti-aging properties and helps in the preservation of health-friendly bacteria.
For sportsmen, coconut water can not be lacking in the summer. It acts as an electrolyte replenisher, a substance that protects against cramps and improves physical performance, and is more efficient for the replacement of some nutrients lost in perspiration than water itself.
Drink coconut water: it's all good!
Janes Roberto da Costa did not like being known as the chubby kid in the class where he studied in Cuiabá. Even so, he could not resist the salty and sodas of the high school canteen. "When he got home, he would attack whole packages of wafer and other sweets and, like most of the pre-teens, he would ignore salads and fruit," he recalls.
Who has a headache, especially migraine, may have a love-hate relationship with food. "Migraines can be triggered by a number of substances: sweeteners like aspartame, nitrate of sausages such as ham and turkey breast, alcoholic beverages, monosodium glutamate present in various ready-made spices, coffee and chocolate by the presence of caffeine and so many others," the nutrologist Lenina Matioli, specialist by the Brazilian Association of Nutrology (ABRAN).