Updated December 22nd, 2023 at 11:36 IST

Here is why you should drink coconut water daily on an empty stomach

From aiding weight loss to providing nutrients, here is why you should drink coconut water daily on an empty stomach.

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Coconut water acts like a natural refreshment which is usually sweet in taste. It is found inside coconuts and is transparent looking and clear. It is a common beverage in India, especially during summer as it comes packed with benefits. It helps with hydration and serves as a perfect refreshment on a hot sunny day. 

While it is a refreshment for most, it is also a miracle for many. From helping beat the summer heat to serving as an instant boost of energy, coconut water greatly benefits both the mind and the body. 

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The best part is that you don’t have to worry about the calorie content as it is low-cal and also full of enzymes. Here are a few benefits of consuming coconut water on a daily basis. 

Aides weight loss

Coconut water is great for those who are trying to lose weight. It contains potassium and high levels of bioactive enzymes, which helps in improving metabolism. Meaning, it helps muscle to burn more calories than usual. You can consume this beverage several times a day in order to stay refreshed and lose weight at the same time. 

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Skin benefits 

Coconut water adds to your skin glow. Dehydration can make your skin dry and tight. Consuming coconut water can help with hydration and further contribute to your skin glow and radiance. It also contains antioxidant properties which help in keeping the skin beautiful.

Free of cholesterol 

Coconut water is 94 per cent water, making it completely fat free and cholesterol free. However, it is important for adults to consume it in moderation. Otherwise the high levels of potassium can cause severe impacts. 

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Health benefits 

It also has many other health benefits. It helps in reducing high blood pressure, manages diabetes, prevents kidney stones, urinary tract infections, and much more. 

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Published December 22nd, 2023 at 11:05 IST