Health benefits of coconuts

The Health benefits of coconuts

Cocos nucifera known as Coconuts are alot healthier than some give them credit for and here's why they're to never be underrated .

  • Coconuts is making a huge come back as the miracle food.They are highly nutritious ,rich in fiber , and packed with essential vitamins and minerals what is it about this exotic food that continues to tantalize and intimidate us at the same time? 

Let's explore more of the amazing health benefits of coconuts.

Young coconuts are the most Health enhancing .

The water in the young coconut is one of the highest sources of electrolytes are responsible for keeping the body properly hydrated so the muscles and nerves can function appropriately.

Therefore it is more beneficial to drink the water from a young coconut after an intense work out rather than sports drink .

Coconut water is also low in calories , Carbohydrates, and sugars, and almost completely fact free .

In addition, it is high in ascrobic , B vitamins, and proteins.

Furthermore , the soft meat,or flesh ,inside the coconut helps to restore oxidative tissue damage and contains a source of healthy fats , proteins , and various vitamins and minerals.

Benefits of coconuts

Supports immune system health:it is anti-viral,anti- bacterial,anti fungal and anti parasite.

Provides a natural source of quick energy and enhances physical and athletic performance.

Improves insulin secretion and systoms associated with diabetes.

Helps protect the body from cancers due to the insulin reduction , removal of free radicals that causes pre-mature aging and degenerative disease.

Reduces risk of heart health and improves good cholesterol (HDL)

Restores and supports thyroid function.

Helps protect against kidney disease and bladder infection.

Promotes weight Loss.

  1. Helps keep hair and skin healthy and youthful looking , prevents wrinkles, sagging skin ,age spot and provides sun protection.

 

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