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How healthy is coconut water?

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Dr. O'neil Pyke
Internal Medicine
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In brief: 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 with simply, coconut water without the fancy additives.

In brief: 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 with simply, coconut water without the fancy additives.
Dr. O'neil Pyke
Dr. O'neil Pyke
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: 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 due to diarrhea. It contains potassium, calcium, iron, magnesium, zinc, manganese, vitamin C, niacin, thiamin, riboflavin, pyridoxine & folate (folic acid). Research suggests that it’s cytokins may have some level of anti-carcinogenic & anti-aging effect.

In brief: 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 due to diarrhea. It contains potassium, calcium, iron, magnesium, zinc, manganese, vitamin C, niacin, thiamin, riboflavin, pyridoxine & folate (folic acid). Research suggests that it’s cytokins may have some level of anti-carcinogenic & anti-aging effect.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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