This happens to your body when you drink coconut water on an empty stomach

This happens to your body when you drink coconut water on an empty stomach

Drinking coconut water on an empty stomach may seem like a good idea, however, it is better to know the effects it has on your body before doing so. It is also recommended that you consult a doctor about whether or not drinking coconut water is good for you.

It is important to mention that coconut water is 94% water and is rich in vitamins (C and B2) and minerals (magnesium, manganese, potassium, sodium, phosphorus, calcium), it also has fiber, protein and calories.

This happens to your body when you drink coconut water on an empty stomach

Some of its benefits are:

1. Powerful moisturizer

Thanks to its high levels of potassium, sodium, magnesium, calcium and phosphorus is ideal for hydration after exercise. Studies have shown that it is ideal for children with diarrhea.

2. Antioxidant

Most of the evidence about coconut's antioxidant powers has been tested on animals, however, the results are interesting: it protects against free radicals, reduces hepatocyte oxidation and lowers triglyceride and insulin levels.

3. Prevents digestive problems

It is a natural remedy used to treat intestinal parasites, indigestion and constipation.

This happens to your body when you drink coconut water on an empty stomach

4. Liquid retention

You probably know someone who has or has had fluid retention, as coconut water is used as a natural diuretic, increasing urine excretion and decreasing sodium levels.

5. Aging

Rich in cytokinins, these are a phytohormone that delays the degenerative process of our cells, is one of the reasons why it has become popular in recent years, could be the secret to eternal youth.

Having coconut water for breakfast on an empty stomach can give you these and many more benefits, for more information you can consult the sources.

Alejandro Peña

Journalist, broadcaster and creative editor+ info

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