Botanically coconut is known as a fruit and not a nut. The juice which contains 94% water and very little fat is found inside a coconut.
Coconut water helps keep the coconut well nourished till it mature state. Though a little water remains inside the coconut when it’s fully mature to be plucked.
Here are the health benefits of coconut water consumption
Good for diabetic patient
Coconut water may improve blood sugar control as it’s a good source of magnesium which may increase insulin sensitivity and reduce blood sugar. According to study conducted on diabetic animals.
Coconut water can help prevent kidney stones
Clean water consumption is popularly known as very effective for kidney stone patients/kidney disease, but unknown to many coconut water is more effective than drinking ordinary water, when consumed by a kidney stone patient, as it still contains 94% water.
According to a study by some scientist on animals with kidney stones. Consumption of coconut water by rats with kidney stones prevents crystals from sticking to the kidneys and other parts of the urinary tract and also reduces the number of crystals formed in the urine. Coconut water also helps in reducing blood cholesterol and triglycerides, it reduces the risk of heart diseases as well. It also provides minerals including calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, and zinc. Coconut water is a safe, healthy beverage for most people however, those with kidney disease should limit consumption of foods that are too high in potassium, including coconut water.
Drinking coconut water early in the morning on an empty stomach can help in many ways as well.