Lion Coco - From Wanasinghe Holdings.
Bowaththa, Yakawila, Sri Lanka
|Amount Per Serving 100g|
|Calories from Fat      0g|
|Total Fat      0g||0%|
|      Saturated fat       0g||0%|
|      Trans fat       0 g||06.6%|
|Cholesterol      0 mg|
|Total Carbs       4.5g|
|Vitamin C      4%|
Coconut water is the watery white liquid found inside a young, green coconut, consumed as a drink, which is usually about the size of a basketball. Ideally, young coconuts are harvested at 5–7 months of age, to contain the most water.
The inner part of the coconut fruit (endosperm) is divided into two edible parts, a white kernel and a clear liquid. Coconut water, also called coconut juice is the clear liquid found inside a coconut. Not to confused with coconut milk, which is a milky color extract of the white kernel.
Coconut water has long been a popular refreshing drink in the tropical countries and is believed to treat a variety of health-related ailments. Coconut water is often sold by street vendors who cut them open with machetes in front of customers where it is available fresh.
Naturally refreshing, coconut water has a sweet, nutty taste. It contains easily digested carbohydrates in the form of sugar and electrolytes. Not to be confused with high-fat coconut milk or oil.
Coconut water is commonly used as a beverage and as a solution for treating dehydration related to diarrhea or exercise. It is also used to high blood pressure and improve exercise performance.
Coconut water has less sugar than many sports drinks and much less sugar than sodas and some fruit juices. Plain coconut water could be a better choice for adults and kids looking for a beverage that is less sweet.