Aids in hydration
While comparable to sports drinks, which can be loaded with added sugars and flavorings, coconut water is low in calories and carbs.
High in potassium
Most people don’t get enough potassium in their diet. The mineral helps remove extra sodium from your body through your urine
Low in calories
Other fruit juices can be high in added sugar, calories and carbs
Free of fat and cholesterol
Coconut water is 94% water and is fat-free and cholesterol-free
Kidney stone prevention
In the U.S. 11% of men and 6% of women have kidney stones at least once in their lifetime, according to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.
Coconut water, which is the clear fluid found inside coconuts, differs from coconut milk, which combines coconut water with grated coconut.