Healthy eating is directly proportional to healthy living – and we all know that well. Experts from across the globe stress on including every healthy food ingredient to our daily meals to enrich ourselves from within. When we say healthy eating, the first thing that comes to our mind is hydration. Proper hydration helps us detox, fight inflammation and keep up the water balance in our body. Take coconut water, for instance. It is considered a superfood and nutritionists recommend including in in our healthy diet regime. It seems Soha Ali Khan too thinks the same. The Bollywood actor is a fitness enthusiast and shares glimpses of her routine on social media.
In one such latest story on Instagram, Soha spoke about her regime after her morning run. And it’s nothing but fresh tender coconut water from the street-carts. In the picture, we saw her with ‘nariyal paani’ in hand. “Post run hydration,” she wrote, along with a ‘feel good fuel’ emoticon. Take a look:
We could totally relate to her morning regime; what about you? Let’s find out some of the health benefits of including ‘nariyal pani‘ in our daily diet.
Here’re 5 Health Benefits Of Coconut Water:
1. Promotes Weight Loss:
The fluid is low in calorie and has adequate amount of bio-active enzymes. These factors help aid digestion and metabolism, further boosting healthy weight loss.
2. Aids Gut Health:
As mentioned earlier, the nutrients in coconut water boost digestion and metabolism. These factors further help aid gut health and prevent issues like indigestion, bowel problems and more.
3. Helps Detox:
Coconut water helps balance the electrolytes in our body, which further helps flush out the toxins from our body. Besides, it also high on potassium that helps remove excess water. This also helps keep up the water level in our body.
4. Manages Blood Pressure:
Thanks to the vitamin C, magnesium and potassium content in coconut water, it works as a great ingredient to manage blood pressure levels in the body. Research, conducted in 2005, also found that coconut water helps control hypertension.
5. Boosts Immunity:
The vitamin C, antioxidants and mineral content in coconut water helps boost immunity, further preventing us from several seasonal diseases. These factors further promote overall growth and nourishment.
Now that you are aware of the benefits of coconut water, we suggest, include it in your daily diet and lead a healthy life, the Soha Ali Khan way!
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