Coconut Water is ... Print
Written by Dr. Isha Bhalla   
  • More Healthy than Orange Juice - Much lower calories
  • A universal donor-- Its identical to human blood plasma
  • Naturally sterile -- Water permeates though the filtering husk!
  • More Nutritious than whole milk - Less fat and NO cholesterol!
  • A natural Isotonic Beverage - The same level we have in our blood.
  • Very high in Chloride at 118 mg; compared to sports drinks at about 39 mg.
  • Better than processed baby milk- It contains lauric acid, which is present in human mother's milk
  • The very stuff of Nature, biologically Pure, full of Natural Sugars, Salts, and Vitamins to ward off fatigue
  • Contains more potassium (at about 294 mg) than most sports drinks (117 mg) and most energy drinks.


  • Less in sodium (25 mg) where sports drinks have around 41 mg and energy drinks have about 200 mg!
  • Having 5 mg of Natural Sugars where sports and energy drinks range from 10-25 mg of Altered Sugars.
  • A natural isotonic beverage, with the same level of electrolytic balance as we have in our blood. It's the fluid of life, so to speak.'
  • The next wave of energy drinks BUT natural!’ according to Mortin Satin, Chief of the United Nation's Food & Agriculture Organization.
  • Still consumed fresh in tropical coastal areas - once exposed to air, the liquid rapidly loses most of its organoleptic and nutritional characteristics, and begins to ferment.
  • During the Pacific War of 1941-45, both sides in the conflict regularly used coconut water - siphoned directly from the nut - to give emergency plasma transfusions to wounded soldiers.


    Data is based on a 100 ml drink

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    DAV's Ayurveda for Holistic Health
    ISSN 2348-6910 Volume - 1 , Issue: 28 , September 2015

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