Nothing could be more refreshing, especially on a hot day, than a drink of coconut water straight from a young and tender coconut. To the novice, the juice is found inside the cavity of the coconut and is now one of the leading drinks worldwide for its health and nutritious benefits.
Did you know that patients suffering from diarrhea benefit from drinking the juice from a coconut? The electrolyte content in the water can compensate for the loss of fluid and could even prevent a person to seek hospitalization.
Coconuts grow profusely in tropical countries especially near coastal areas. The juice from tender coconuts is a very popular drink during the summer season when it could be drank as is, or mixed with crushed ice, sugar and canned milk. It could also be mixed with other seasonal fruits that could give one a refreshing drink that not only dispels the heat but quench thirsty throats as well.
The water from the coconut has proven to be beneficial with an added benefit of it being delicious as well. It has become an appealing drink that is fast gaining a worldwide reputation as nobody has complained of any adverse reaction towards it. It is a safe drink for everyone even for pregnant and lactating women. Infants also benefit from a drink of coconut water.