Coconut juice has been a long popular drink in tropical countries where it is available fresh. They are often sold by street vendors wherein it is being cut with machetes and mixing coconut water and coconut pulp makes a fresh delicious coconut juice.
Coconut juice is also available in ordinary cans, plastic bottles, tetra pack which is sometime with coconut jelly.
The water of coconut is made out of 95% of water, 4% carbohydrates, with protein and total fat of 1%.
People, who wanted to lose weight, always working out at fitness gym, always do jogging, and doing other physical activities is recommended to drink this.
1. Coconut as Natural Diuretics
Coconut water is a natural diuretic which means that it promotes diuresis, a process that increases production of urine. This is helpful because this means that you will expel more toxins filtered by your kidney by means of urinating.
Consumption of diuretics is banned in sports as it increases the urine volume and dilutes doping agents and their metabolites.
2. Promotes Weight Loss
Coconut juice ONLY provides 19 calories in a 100ml amount. The recommended calorie intake per day ranges from 2,000 to 2,500 which make a 19 calorie coconut juice not a threat for weight gain.
As stated above, diuretics being banned to sports, it is also being used to rapidly lose weight to meet a weight category in sports like wrestling and boxing.
3. Prevents High Blood Pressure
Being low in calories, fats and having almost no sugar, drinking coconut juice is a great choice for those who suffer from high blood pressure. Instead of drinking bottled soda to refresh yourself from heat, drink coconut juice instead.
4. Good for Working out and Other Physical Activities
Coconut juice is very helpful for survival because it can be used as intravenous rehydration fluid when medical saline is unavailable.
It is also very useful when you are doing physical activities because it effectively hydrating our body. It is actually better than water when it comes to hydration.
According to a study, drinking of fresh coconut juice could be used for whole body rehydration after exercise because it is a natural refreshing beverage.
Coconut juice also contains proteins that are needed by those who wanted to have bulky muscles.
5. Treats Diarrhea, Common Cold and Flu
Since past, coconut juice has been widely used in the folk medicine practices in Jamaica in treating diarrhea, common cold and flu.
Sources: Wikipedia, Ncbi.nlm.nih.gov