Coconut Water

Everyone is drinking coconut water! So what is all the hype about ?

Coconut water is the liquid that sloshes around inside the coconut. Many people drink it as a post workout drink. It has 15 times the potassium as the leading sports drinks, with no dyes, no fat and no added sugar just all natural goodness.Coconut water has the same electrolytes as your blood. Coconut water is about 45 - 60  calories per cup.

How is coconut water made? Coconut water is the clear liquid that comes from young coconuts.  As the coconut ages, that water morphs into the white coconut meat that's often pressed to produce coconut milk or oil.

So how does it stack up. Some studies found that the best rehydration occurred with with those that drank coconut water and sports drinks over water.   Many nutritionist believe that  people that  exercise for only an hour   really don't need an electrolyte replacement drink, all they need to rehydrate with water. Coconut water is a healthy option, thanks to its content of potassium, vitamin C, antioxidants, and phytochemicals.

Have you tried coconut water , what do you think?