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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. O'neil Pyke
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Good stuff: Good source of hydration, low calories and potassium with no down side. Be careful with some of the commercialized preparations. Try to purchase ones ... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Health benefits: Coconut Water comes from the interior of young coconuts. Due to it’s osmolarity, coconut water is used in some tropical areas to replace fluid losses... Read More

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Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
Electrolytes Hydrate: Coconut water is a good source of potassium and other electrolytes and gives better hydration than water alone. Raw coconut water also has enzymes tha... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Coconut water should: not constipate. Due to it’s osmolarity, coconut water is used in some tropical areas to replace fluid losses due to diarrhea. It contains potassium, ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Avdalovic
Pulmonary Critical Care 25 years experience
Not good or bad: Nutritional changes are unlikely to make huge differences in the course of COPD unless they patient has low vitamin d or is severely malnourished (ano... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 30 years experience
No: Coconut water is an effective electrolyte replacement and should not cause a laxative affect.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 32 years experience
Coconut Water: Coconut water is the liquid from immature coconut fruit. It has been used for everything from a medicinal tonic in tropical locations to sports recove... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jerome Zacks
Cardiology 51 years experience
Not so bad.: There are approximately 29 mg sodium per cup of coconut water (milk). Therefore, if one is on a low sodium (2 grams/day) diet, one can judge whether ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Ashley
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 15 years experience
Not the best: Coconut water contains sugar, and like other juices the sugar can act as an "osmotic laxative", drawing fluid into stools. The fluid itself is useful,... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cheryl Coldwater
Pediatrics 38 years experience
Not recommended: The main problem is that coconut water is essentially a sports drink- extra electrolytes, calories- and may not be appropriate for babies. The other d... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
Yes: Coconut water is a good source of potassium and other electrolytes and gives better hydration than water alone. Raw coconut water also has enzymes tha... Read More

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