coconut water

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coconut water

A beverage which has been touted as having a variety of alleged health benefits.

Coconut water alleged benefits
• Hydration after exercise—it is high in potassium, but too low in sodium to replace that which is lost in sweat.
• Reduces blood pressure due to potassium content.
• Slow’s ageing due to high cytokinins, which slow ageing in plants and fruit flies.
• Cures hangovers (which are due to dehydration).
• Accelerates metabolism.
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