Most of the people like winters but summer is my favourite weather. The aura, the long days, more light, all this makes me happy. But with all these great things , summers too are packed with some issues like lighter hair, darker skin and dehydrated body. This is the time of the year when you require lots of water to keep yourself hydrated, but sometimes water too fails to satisfy the thirst and we people binge on sugary and carbonated drinks which somehow satisfy the thirst but is not good for health.
So say no-no to these unhealthy drinks and go for something healthy, nutritious and tasty— yes I am talking about coconut water. Coconut water is a thirst quencher and an amazing alternative to water. It also packed with various health and beauty benefits so let’s see what are they.
Benefits of coconut water
Coconut water consists of some essential electorates which is good for human body like calcium, sodium, potassium, phosphorus and sodium. It also helps in keeping our body hydrated. It is also a good hangover remedy.
Coconut water is low in calorie which helps in weight loss and management. It suppresses the hunger pangs and makes you feel full which helps you to avoid overindulgence of food when you eat your next meal. It also improves metabolism which means you can burn more calories and lose weight.
Good for heart health
The light and low calorie natural water consists of many nutrients which helps in promoting heart health and also prevent you from other cardiovascular diseases. You need to drink fresh coconut water once in a day for healthy heart. It also helps in reducing blood pressure.
Good for diabetics
This tasty and healthy drink is a complete yes- yes to all diabetes patients. It helps them to satisfy their desire of having sugary drinks, it also control and reduces the blood sugar level. Having it in alternative days is good, but also recommends your doctor.
Good for digestion
Coconut water helps in promoting good digestive activity. As it is rich in fiber and give relief to an upset stomach, prevent indigestion, reduce acid reflux occurrence and reduce bloating as it contain high amount of potassium. On the top of it coconut water is good for kidney and also prevents kidney stone.
Bones and muscles
Coconut water is good for our bones and muscles, as it strength the bones as it consists of calcium and magnesium. It also gives relief to muscle cramps as it is rich in potassium which helps in making muscles strong, it also work as a substitute of energy drink.
Coconut is not only good for our health but is also very beneficial for our beauty and hair. It helps in reducing acne, blemishes, clear dark spot and make skin glowing. It also moisturizes skin and nurtures hair. For glowing and radiant skin, take 2 tablespoons coconut water, 1 teaspoon honey and ½ teaspoon lemon juice, mix and apply on your face. Massage and leave for 30 minutes, and then rinse with cold water.