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Step Away From The Gatorade, Drink Coconut Water

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Keep the body cool & at proper temperature.
Orally re-hydrate your body, it is an all natural isotonic beverage.Carry nutrients & oxygen to cells.
Naturally replenish your body’s fluids after exercising.
Raise your metabolism.Promote weight loss.
Boost your immune system.Detoxify &fights virus.

MORE INFORMATION:
•Coconut water contains more potassium (at about 294 mg) than most sports drinks (117 mg) & most energy drinks.
•Coconut water has less sodium (25mg), sports drinks have around 41mg and energy drinks have about 200 mg.
•Coconut water has 5mg of Natural Sugars where sports & energy drinks 10-25!
- Submitted by CLCCOOL 6/8/2010 in Healthy Eating | 6 Comments
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Member Comments

SLEEPYDEAN 3/2/2011 5:26:00 PM

    I swear by coconut water after intense workouts. I had virtually no pain after running a half marathon thanks in part to this stuff. I've tried all of them, and can recommend the ones from Taste Nirvana that come in a green glass bottle and can be found at various markets including Ralph's/Kroger.
WILMABEAL 7/21/2010 5:59:00 PM

    I'll have to try it.never heard of it
CHERYLRUSH 6/10/2010 10:06:00 PM

    You can get it at places like Whole Foods. I wonder if calories are comparable? I like the kind that has pineapple or orange flavoring in it.
GRAVYCHAIN 6/8/2010 5:44:00 PM

    I'll be looking into it! Thanks
CHOCMOM 6/8/2010 11:17:00 AM

    So where do you buy Coconut Water?? Never heard of it.
EGRAMMY 6/8/2010 9:59:00 AM

    emoticon I didn't know about coconut water. Thanks for educating me.

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