miranpark88
4 years ago1,000+ Views
coconut is the new replacement for sport drinks
A 2012 study in the Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition found that compared to a commercial sports drink, coconut water—a natural source of electrolytes—was equally as effective in hydrating participants after an intense workout. So why choose the coconut water over the sports drink? For one, coconut water is low on the glycemic index, so it won't dramatically affect your blood sugar, while fluid-replacement beverages like Powerade are sweetened with high-fructose corn syrup, a high-glycemic-index sweetener that can spike blood sugar levels and promote body-fat storage. Second, a 2010 study in the Journal of Cell & Tissue Research found that coconut water helped reduce blood pressure and cholesterol in rats, suggesting that the drink may also promote heart health.
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Love coconut! Coconut water, yum.
4 years ago·Reply
@YinofYang i'm drinking coco water right nowwwww :D i have a problem.... hahahahah
4 years ago·Reply
@miranpark88 So, let's see. We have coconut water, cucumber, and lemon? LOL!
4 years ago·Reply
@miranpark88 i drink coconut water rite after work outttt it always helps me to stay full and not binge eat
4 years ago·Reply
i actually have been drinking a lot of coconut water, and eating a lot of greens, it's definitely good for my skin, and weigh! teehee
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