Navigation Links
Lean On Life Supports New Research That Reveals Coconut Water’s Popularity
Date:10/19/2013

TORONTO, ON (PRWEB) October 19, 2013

Lean On Life, a leading healthy lifestyle website with the latest on weight loss, nutrition, and fitness is supporting research revealing the effectiveness of coconut water and its actual health benefits.

As Lean On Life reports (http://www.leanonlife.com/coconut-water-really-help-athletes/), with celebrities like Rihanna promoting the popular coconut water brand Vita Coco, variations of coconut water have been filling shelves across America. Even in the UK, it's actually the fastest growing category of non-alcoholic beverages and the popularity of coconut water is rapidly spreading across Europe. With its ever-increasing demand, coconuts are being supplied by the Philippines, Indonesia and Thailand.

People are jumping aboard the coconut water band wagon, lured by marketers promising that the refreshing, sweet, and nutty-tasting substance will hydrate their bodies and help fight conditions ranging from hangovers to cancer to kidney stones.

Coconut water has been sipped on for ages by locals in countries like Brazil and India, where palm trees are plentiful. But scientists also have something to say when it comes to coconut water and its supposed energy drink properties.

Coconut water has more potassium than 4 bananas and is packed with naturally occurring electrolytes. Coconut water is also fat- and cholesterol-free. However, scientific reports have not yet supported the hype that coconut water helps protect against certain medical conditions; more research is needed to support or disprove these claims.

According to many experts, coconut water does indeed hydrate better than plain water. But most people's workout sessions aren't long enough or vigorous enough to make coconut water essential. Nutritionist, Monica Reinagel, says that most energy drink searchers don't actually require an electrolyte-filled post workout drink. The only post workout drink that they need in order to rehydrate, she asserts, is old fashioned water. She adds that athletes and serious fitness enthusiasts require sodium in the ideal post workout drink, and that coconut water is relatively low in sodium.

According to sports nutritionist, Nancy Clark, “Whether you choose a sports drink, coconut water, or plain water, they all work to keep your body hydrated. The challenge is when you exercise strenuously for more than three hours in the heat and lose lots of body fluids; you need easily-absorbed carbs for quick energy and to replace lost electrolytes like sodium and potassium." In these situations, although lower in sodium, potassium-rich coconut water does make a good choice.

But like everything else, coconut water is best in moderation. According to registered dietician Lillian Cheung, a one ounce container of coconut water has 60 calories. It's a post-workout drink that's a much better alternative to sweet and sugary energy drinks. While water remains the number one choice for hydration post-workout, those who choose to drink coconut water should opt for plain varieties rather than brands with added sugar or juice for flavor.

Lean On Life is a healthy lifestyle website that provides expert-driven knowledge from doctors, nutritionists, fitness trainers and life coaches. The site takes a hands-on approach to making weight-loss, healthy eating and fitness a simple achievable lifestyle change.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/10/prweb11249382.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Orthopedic Market: Contract Manufacturing, Trauma Devices, Bracing & Supports 2016 Forecasts in New Research Reports at ReportsnReports.com
2. International Academy of Low Vision Specialists (IALVS) Supports Johns Hopkins Study Showing Americans with Macular Degeneration Tend to Stay Closer to Home
3. Drug Rehab Center Warren Supports Recovering Addicts
4. HD2 Announces Collaboration with Paperless2013 Campaign - SA4i Supports this Community Leadership Action
5. Yaz, Yasmin Blood-Clotting Allegation Lawsuits Help: Resource4thePeople Supports Calls by Women’s Groups for Stronger Warnings on Labels
6. New research supports intentional weight loss for older adults
7. GoodKitty.com Supports Breast Cancer Research
8. September Kicks Off with National Shade Day, UV Safe Swimsuit Company Platypus Australia Supports the Cause by Raising Customer Awareness
9. Performance Health Supports Evidence-Based Practice with Annual Research Meeting -- Collaborative Product Research Enables Evidence-Led Decisions That Benefit Patients
10. Study Finds GanedenBC30 Probiotic Supports Digestive and Immune Health in Healthy Seniors
11. Zarbee's Naturals Adds New Board Member: Co-Founder and CEO of Plum Organics Supports Zarbee's Mission
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/18/2017)... West Lebanon, NH (PRWEB) , ... January 18, ... ... announces the launch of the revolutionary Active Brake Technology (ABT), an innovative braking ... and stability. , Active Brake Technology addresses one of the biggest concerns of ...
(Date:1/17/2017)... ... January 17, 2017 , ... Gym Source, America’s leading ... new showroom at South Dixie Hwy in Miami, FL. , “We are elated to ... “The new innovative in-store concept is designed to give clients a seamless and motivating ...
(Date:1/17/2017)... ... January 17, 2017 , ... SunView Software’s Service Smart Technology ... of the Year. , Each year, Pink Elephant recognizes a new product ... to address a specific business problem or opportunity. The award highlights original innovations that ...
(Date:1/17/2017)... ... ... Mirror Mirror Beauty Boutique, Houston’s premiere CoolSculpting provider , is proud ... Rewards Program. Practice founder, Paul Vitenas, MD FACS, is delighted that Mirror Mirror Beauty ... by Zeltiq, CoolSculpting is approved by the Food and Drug Administration as a safe ...
(Date:1/17/2017)... ... January 17, 2017 , ... SensorInsight ®, an Internet ... in the U.S.A. to offer Internet of Things (IoT) solutions based on ... sensor deployments such as monitoring solutions used to detect potentially hazardous conditions in ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:1/18/2017)... CAMBRIDGE, Mass. , Jan. 18, 2017  Tarix ... Drug Administration has granted a Rare Pediatric Disease (RPD) ... treatment of Recessive Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa (RDEB), a rare ... for RDEB and treatment is limited to supportive care. ... supplements the Orphan Drug Designation previously granted by the ...
(Date:1/18/2017)... Jan. 18, 2017  Robust competition in the ... discounts on medicine prices, according to a new ... study is among the first to examine the share ... manufacturers, pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs), health plans and other ... study is the first to show what happens when ...
(Date:1/17/2017)... NEW YORK , Jan. 17, 2017 ... Summary GlobalData,s new report, "North America Insulin Delivery ... the North America Insulin Delivery market. The report provides ... and average prices (USD) within market segments - Insulin ... Accessories. The report also provides company shares and ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: