Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Coconut Milk

Coconut milk is made from coconut, mature coconut meat can be extracted and can be mixed with a little of hot water then squeezed using cheese cloth. This milky white liquid can be separated with oil and liquid settling in the bottom and coconut cream on the top layer. Fresh liquid derived from it, called as coconut milk. It is actually as coconut juice or more appropriate with coconut water.

The substance that contain on coconut is useable for our body, coconut water considered as nature energy drink, is fat and cholesterol free. It contain of minerals like potassium, which is necessary for good functioning of muscles and nerves, and magnesium. Coconut water is a natural energy booster, which is great before workouts. Coconut water is also a natural isotonic drink, able to rehydrate the body after an intensive physical activity.

Other Health Benefits

  • Consuming coconut water can refreshes after workouts.
  • Coconut water can quickly transports many nutrients along with oxygen to body cells.
  • Coconut water also acts as a natural diuretic.
  • Coconut water can flush away of toxins from our body, fight viruses and cleanse digestive tract.
  • Coconut water can function as urethral stones, and boosts poor circulation.
  • Coconut water can increase metabolism system.
  • Coconut water contain lauric acid, as on breast milk. This acid can convert into monolaurin which has antiviral, antifungal and antibacterial properties.

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