Wednesday, June 13, 2007

Coconut water

Why Drink Coconut Water?

Coco Water is naturally:
> Low in Carbs
> 99% Fat Free
> Low in sugars

Coconut Water contains organic compounds possessing healthy growth promoting properties that have been known to help:

  • Keep the body cool and at the proper temperature
  • Orally re-hydrate your body, it is an all natural isotonic beverage
  • Carry nutrients and oxygen to cells
  • Naturally replenish your body's fluids after exercising
  • Raise your metabolism
  • Promote weight loss
  • Boost your immune system
  • Detoxify and fight viruses
  • Cleanse your digestive tract
  • Control diabetes
  • Aid your body in fighting viruses that cause the flu, herpes, and AIDS
  • Balance your PH and reduce risk of cancer
  • Treat kidney and urethral stones
  • Boost poor circulation
For pregnancy in 3rd trimester it is good to drink some coconut water, like in once a week, to get cooling. Drink it without adding sugar or ice. Some said for smooth delievery and baby not having heavy jaundice. I personally did that during having Terry, so far no problem.


karenyiau said...

I practised it too in both pregnancies, but I drink with sugar & ice la, haha don't know work the same or not.

Malaika's mummy said...

Such a coincidence, I am drinking coco water when I was reading this particular post. ;)

Ya, I heard of that pregnant women should drink some coco water. I drank quite a bit, without knowing the benefit, Lucky me.:)