He said that he could eat healthy foods whenever possible and not consume junk food. “I drink mostly water and coconut water,” he explained. Low in calories, free of fat and cholesterol, richer in potassium when compared to four bananas, low in sodium, and very fresh to drink, that’s the advantage of coconut water, as quoted by Webmd. (Read: Maximize Immunity with Vitamins)
Coconut water is lower in sugar than most sports / energy drinks. Even very low sugar when compared to soda and fruit juice. Coconut water can be a better option for adults and children who are looking for low-sugar drinks. Even so do not necessarily drink too much.
“One pack of coconut water contains 60 calories, and if you drink several times a day, of course the number of calories that enters the body increases,” explained Lilian Cheung, DSc, from Harvard School of Public Health.
Cheung, who is a registered dietitian and author of Savor: Mindful Eating, Mindful Life, suggested to be wise in choosing drinks and always read food labels so they could choose healthy coconut water drinks. (Also read: Two Indonesian Big Goat Fugitives Arrested in the United States)
Justified DR. med. Dr. Maya Surjadjaja, M. Gizi, SpGK, FAAMFM, every time you want to buy food or beverage products make it a habit to read the label first. “So we can know how many calories, how much sugar, for coconut water drinks do not choose which many sugar,” explained Dr. Maya
He added, compared to soft drinks, coconut water does not make flatulence and bloating. There are also no reports of significant side effects of coconut water consumption. Compared to sports drinks, coconut water turns out to be more easily tolerated by the body. With so good enough to consume after exercising certainly not excessive. (See the video: The latest atmosphere of death after death in Beirut, the capital of Lebanon)
Coconut water also contains fiber while minimizing carbohydrates. Where fiber and carbohydrate content is little is suitable for those who want to overcome or prevent obesity.