Whether it’s coconut flavored ice cream, coconut water, or just the plain fruit, we can’t seem to get enough of it! The delicious smell has us craving summer and with the launch of the new Al Rifai coconut water, it helps quench our thirst for happier times. Aside from the cool packaging we knew there had to be more to the beverage and upon our research, coconut water didn’t fail to deliver! The benefits of coconut water were never ending. Whether your preference is with pulp or without, all it made us want to do is stock up on the drink – but before we do, we decided to round up the best health benefits coconut water can give from health all the way to skin benefits!
1. Aids in weight loss:
Coconut water has very little to no fat so it can be consumed with no worry- it also suppresses the appetite and makes you feel full because of its rich nature.
2. Anti Ageing:
This one is for all the ladies trying to stay young! Coconut water contains cytokines and lauric acid, the two important elements which are used in the process of cell growth and their regulation.
3. Cardiovascular Health:
Not only does your heart yearn for it, it’s actually good for it too! Coconut water regulates the blood circulation and prevents the formation of plaque due to its high level in magnesium and potassium
4. Kidney Stones:
Coconut water also helps in dissolving kidney stones because of the presence of potassium, which plays a key role in urine alkalizing and preventing formation of kidney stones.
5. Manages Stress:
Coconut oil consists of Vitamin B, thiamine and pantothenic acid, which help to reduce stress, anxiety and depression
6. For Acne and Blemishes:
For those with acne or other blemishes on the surface of the skin, topical application of coconut water can go a long way as it has the ability to clear up and subsequently tone the skin.
7. Fights Hair Loss:
It helps you manage hair loss by improving blood circulation in the scalp strengthening the hair follicles and increasing the density of the hair.
8. Muscle Cramps:
Attention all athletes! One of the biggest benefits of coconut water is that it prevents muscle cramps because it’s high in potassium.
9. Boosts Hydration:
The ingredients in coconut water are way more effective at hydrating the human body than those of sports and energy drinks due to it’s low (natural) sugar but high potassium levels!
10. Compatible with Human Blood:
As if the other reasons weren’t enough to stock up on coconut water- since it is isotonic to human plasma, coconut water can be used in extreme emergencies to quickly rehydrate the human body! A little advice from the wise, hurry up before they’re gone!