06 Jul '12, 10pm

Coconut water: Good workout drink or not?

Coconut water: Good workout drink or not?

"Coconut water has high levels of potassium, so it helps balance electrolytes in the body," says Dr. Jennifer Landa, BodyLogicMD's chief medical officer. "Most of us have a higher intake of sodium than potassium, so coconut water aids in hydration. This is especially important after heavy exertion and moderate endurance training. One caveat is the sweeteners that are often times added to coconut water to make it more palatable. Try to find coconut water that is unsweetened. It tastes delicious just as it is anyway!" "Coconut water, as long as it has no added sugar, is an excellent way to rehydrate," says Dr. Jacob Teitelbaum, medical director of the national Fibromyalgia and Fatigue Centers. "It is low in sugar, and very high in potassium, with an 8-ounce serving having about 500 milligrams. Low potassium is a major cause of low blood pressure, tight muscles and abnormal h...

Full article: http://www.mnn.com/food/healthy-eating/stories/coconut-wa...

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