Coconut water is one of the most hydrating drinks nature has made. It is so nutritious for your body, you won’t even believe it.
In this article, you will learn what coconut water is, what its benefits are, how to use it, some delicious recipes that include it and how you can enjoy it by drinking Organifi Pure.
Coconut water is also known as nature’s Gatorade. It is a popular drink that is abundant in electrolytes.
It is the liquid that comes from the inside of young coconuts that are ideally harvested at 5-7 months when they are the size of a basketballs and contain the most liquid.
More mature coconuts have less water inside. As the coconut matures, coconut ‘meat’ - a thick fibrous flesh - replaces the water. The mix of the remaining water and this coconut meat is what turns into coconut milk later. All parts of the coconut are delicious and nutritious though. If it’s coconut, you simply can't go wrong.
Coconut water has been consumed for centuries in tropical areas of the world for hydration and for remedying health issues. In Sanskrit, it’s known as the ‘kalpa vriksha,’ or the ‘tree that gives all that’s necessary for living.’ Coconut water can give you life and that’s pretty powerful.
Coconut water is so hydrating that it can be used in emergency situations when an IV is not available to replenish electrolytes. Of course, if you are dealing with a serious health issue, visit your doctor. However, coconut water is excellent for minor dehydration after a workout, on a hot day, or even if you have the stomach flu.
Coconut water is relatively low in calories. One cup has 60 calories. It is an incredibly rich source of potassium with 420 mg a cup, which makes it the perfect post-workout drink. It is also rich in calcium (41 mg), magnesium (24 mg) and phosphorus (19 mg).
Coconut water is the perfect drink to maintain your electrolyte levels and to help with stress, fatigue and muscle relaxation.
You can find young coconuts at ethnic supermarkets and at health food stores at times. It is much easier to buy coconut water in a bottle. There are plenty of brands to choose from.
Coconut water is amazing as it. You can simply enjoy it straight up from the coconut or the bottle, or you can also:
You can also buy freeze dried coconut water powder. It holds the same benefits as coconut water, however, it is more travel-friendly and practical. Just mix it with water and use it the same as you would regular coconut water. You can also just add it to your green smoothies and juices by the scoop.
Knowing its powerful benefits, we have added coconut water powder to our new Organifi Pure drink. Pure can aid hydration, support your digestion and help your focus and memory.
Along with coconut water, Pure is filled with many powerful superfoods, including Lion Mane Mushroom, aloe vera, coffeeberry NeuroFactor, ginger, baobab, apple cider vinegar and supportive enzymes.
Organifi Pure tastes light and mildly sweet with a refreshing subtle tanginess. Just mix it with a glass of water and you are ready to go. You may also add Pure to your juices, smoothies and other recipes.
Coconut Water Lemonade
Pure Coconut Water Lemonade
Pineapple Coconut Water
Instructions: Add all ingredient to a glass or mason jar and mix well.
Coconut Water Potassium-Rich Green Smoothie
Instructions: Blend all ingredients in your blender.
Coconut Water Tropical Smoothie
Instructions: Blend all ingredients in your blender.
A. No, coconut water is the liquid inside a young coconut and coconut milk is extracted from the flesh of a somewhat more mature coconut. Coconut milk is higher in calories and fats, however, it is also very healthy.
A. You can sometimes find young coconuts at ethnic supermarkets and other grocery stores and at markets in tropical areas to enjoy it fresh. Otherwise, you can buy bottled coconut water or freeze dried coconut water powder to enjoy the same benefits. You can also buy superfood mixes, like Organifi Pure to benefit from coconut water and other superfoods.
A. Its main benefit lies in its high electrolyte content. It helps with hydration, relaxation and overall health.
A. Yes, there is no reason not to. In fact, it can be a great way to hydrate yourself in the morning.
A. Coconut water has a fair laxative effect. It likely won’t give you diarrhea, but can keep you regular. Watch your body and back off if you have problems.
A. Since coconut water can improve your circulation and help relaxation, drinking coconut water before bedtime can be a good idea.
A. Coconut water is not fattening itself. One cup only has 60 calories and is super nutritious. However, if you are trying to gain weight, it is a healthy way to add liquid calories.
A. Coconut water is not harmful, it is likely safe and healthy for most people.
A. Coconut water is filled with electrolytes and is perfect after workouts. It’s nature’s energy drink, after all.
If you want to better your health with coconut water AND add many another powerful superfood into your life, Organifi Pure is the smartest and most affordable way to do so. Pure can aid hydration, support your digestion and help your focus and memory. It is powered by coconut water, Lion Mane Mushroom, aloe vera, coffeeberry NeuroFactor, ginger, baobab, apple cider vinegar and supportive enzymes.
Just mix it with a glass of water or add it to any of your green juices, smoothies, and recipes. Soon you may be able to notice a difference in your health.
Do you like coconut water? What is your favorite time of the day to drink it? How did you like Organifi Pure? Share your answers in the comments section. Snap a shot with a glass of Organifi Pure and tag us on social media. We want to see your smiles.
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