If you walked into our kitchen and opened the fridge the first thing you are most likely to notice is the abundance of coconut water!

We use Coconut Water in a lot of our smoothie recipes. We love that it’s light, fresh and compliments the StayStrongMummy Coconut Whey Protein Blend to a T!

 

Coconut water has so many Super health benefits – check out some of our favourite below.

 

  • Coconut water helps increase your metabolism and is the perfect replacement for soft drinks and sugar laden sports drinks, its contains 5gm of sugars compared to 15-25gm in some sports beverages

 

  • It is extremely hydrating, and a natural isotonic that contains 15 times more potassium than more sports drinks. It’s also a great hangover cure!

 

  • Coconut water is nutrient dense and can help you feel full for longer leaving you to less likely to snack on unhealthy snacks

 

  • It moisturises your skin from the inside out, which explains why so many skin care companies use coconut in their products

 

  • Coconut water is so pure it contains the same electrolyte balance found in our blood. The amazing thing is developing countries use it intravenously when medical saline is not available

 

  • Coconuts high fibre content can help a sluggish digestion, soothe reflux, indigestion and stomach upsets

 

  • Coconut water is an antibacterial it is used to kill lipid-coated viruses such as HIV,  and various pathogenic bacteria. It can also help reduce vomiting (super handy for the kiddies when they are sick)

 

  • Coconut water is alkalizing and helps increase the body’s PH levels, reduce acidity in the body that can cause inflammation

 

Which brand is best?

  • Look for 100% Natural Coconut Water
  • Check for any additives or sweeteners

We love Jt’s coconut essence, it is 100% natural, has a lovely mild flavour is reasonably priced and comes in a variety of sizes.

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