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Coconut water vs gatorade

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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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
IF SPIT HELPS: Then coconut water might!
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
Pediatrics 36 years experience
No: If it is natural coconut milk without any additives, then it will have no affect on any type of tachycardia. Also no interactions with any meds used t... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 42 years experience
No: No, coconut water does not turn into hemlock. They are very different substances -- and hemlock is toxic.
A 26-year-old female asked:
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
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ernest Degidio
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Yes, some: Coconut water has less sugar and sodium and more potassium than Gatorade. It will replenish electrolytes (sodium and potassium) but the amount repleni... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Coconut water: Yes , there is no problem giving your baby coconut water.
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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 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
No, Coconut: Water has chunks of coconut floating in it. This would not work.

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