Yes, you read that right! Coconut water is not a new trend, but it definitely is your best friend. While it may look similar to regular water, it does so much more. Having a plethora of health benefits, this delicious nectar gives a tough fight to all those fancy drinks in the market & is here to stay. Being relished since centuries, this tropical drink is easily available & is also inexpensive.
Coconut water has a lot to offer & we have listed a few of those benefits right here for you.
Benefits of coconut water:
1. Low in calories
With just about 50 calories or lesser, coconut water is power packed with nutrients like potassium, magnesium while having an extremely low-fat content. Being a little richer than water, it keeps you feeling fuller for longer and can also help suppress appetite.
2. The ultimate pick me up
Coconut water can be a great way to rehydrate after a hard, sweaty workout. So, the best time to have coconut water is right after one! Swap your sports drink with Coconut water and skip the added sugar and synthetic ingredients. One of the best ways to stay hydrated, it also replenishes any lost electrolytes and body fluids.
3. Hangover cure
Went a little overboard during happy hours at your favorite bar? Don’t forget to stock up on some coconut before you head out. Natural sugars and potassium in the coconut water will instantly hydrate your body and make you feel better in no time.
4. Prevents UTI
Coconut water acts as a natural diuretic, so it increases the production and flow of urine in the body. This helps your body flush out any unwanted bacteria that may be present, thereby preventing UTI’s.
5. Natural Beauty Product: (Coconut water for skin)
Drinking coconut water can contribute to your daily hydration needs which promotes circulation resulting in radiant skin. Consuming coconut water increases skin hydration and may help reduce fine lines and wrinkles.
Coconut water is great for curing your sun tan. For this, apply a pack of multani mitti (fuller’s earth) and coconut water daily. This natural face pack can help remove tan and dark spots, leaving your skin with a radiant glow.
It’s also trending on Instagram!
If you are a fitness freak, love clean eating and also love posting on Instagram, you have got to follow these trends made with none other than coconut water!
Nature’s Cereal is the hottest new health trend that is taking the world by storm! Made with fresh berries, coconut water, and ice it is super refreshing and flavourful!
It is also full of antioxidants, vitamin C, fibre and makes for a wholesome and light breakfast option or an easy-to-make snack.
What you need:
- ½ cup blueberries
- ½ cup raspberries/ strawberries
- ½ cup Pomegranate
- ¼ cup ice cubes
- 1 bottle of coconut water
Take a bowl and add the fruits, ice cubes and pour coconut water. Stir and enjoy!
Nothing tastes better on a hot summer day than a popsicle. And what could be better than it being healthy and low on calories! You can also turn the natures cereal recipe into a popsicle and it will taste just as good, or even better!
What you need:
- 1 Popsicle mould (preferably silicon so it’s easy to demould)
- 7-8 Ice cream sticks
- 2-3 Coconut water bottles
- Fruits of your choice
- Dice the fruit(s) of your choice into small cubes, and place in the mould.
- Depending on what mould you are using, insert the ice cream stick.
- Pour the coconut water into each popsicle mould, covering the fruit.
- You can also add some food colours and edible flowers to make it more colourful!
- Freeze the Popsicles for a minimum of 3 hours.
- Demould the popsicles and enjoy!!
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