What happens to your body when you start drinking coconut water 😀🍹

In tropical countries coconut water can be bought fresh almost anywhere, canned, bottled or straight from the coconut itself with a straw. In this post we are going to go on a run through of the health benefits of coconut water, a word of warning though too much of this water can be bad for you, it contains a lot of potassium so if you drink to much your levels could spike and make you sick !

Below is a table of what exactly is in coconut water 😉

Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Energy 79 kJ (19 kcal)
3.71 g
Sugars 2.61 g
Dietary fiber 1.1 g
0.20 g
Saturated 0.176 g
Monounsaturated 0.008 g
Polyunsaturated 0.002 g
0.72 g
Tryptophan 0.008 g
Threonine 0.026 g
Isoleucine 0.028 g
Leucine 0.053 g
Lysine 0.032 g
Methionine 0.013 g
Cystine 0.014 g
Phenylalanine 0.037 g
Tyrosine 0.022 g
Valine 0.044 g
Arginine 0.118 g
Histidine 0.017 g
Alanine 0.037 g
Aspartic acid 0.070 g
Glutamic acid 0.165 g
Glycine 0.034 g
Proline 0.030 g
Serine 0.037 g
Thiamine (B1)

0.030 mg

Riboflavin (B2)

0.057 mg

Niacin (B3)

0.080 mg

Pantothenic acid (B5)

0.043 mg

Vitamin B6

0.032 mg

Folate (B9)

3 μg


1.1 mg

Vitamin C

2.4 mg


24 mg


0.04 mg


0.29 mg


25 mg


0.142 mg


20 mg


250 mg


1 μg


105 mg


0.10 mg

Other constituents
Water 95 g

People suffering from migraine often have low levels of magnesium. Based on studies, magnesium can help lower the occurrence of migraine attacks. So try out coconut water the replenish your potassium and see if it helps with your headaches.

Coconut water contains glutamic acid, a form of amino acid essential for memory and learning. So if your a student boost your learning !

Serine in coconut water is fantastic for your brain and central nervous system, it can raise dopamine in the brain and reduce depression and anxiety symptoms.

Consuming coconut water in the first trimester helps in tackling morning sickness and helps you to have more energy during the day, numerous other studies have shown coconut water is great for pregnant woman.  Coconut water is so rich with vitamins. Besides that, it is also rich with antioxidants and other critical minerals that our body need on daily basis. The immune system of our body will be better when we consume coconut water. It will protect the mother and also the baby, during pregnancy. After getting pregnant, the electrolyte requirement of your body shoots up. Coconut water is imbued with electrolytes.


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