To ban sodas and sugary, to hydrate properly better to opt for a natural product such as coconut water.

With the arrival of summer begin to be advertised new refreshing drinks can be enjoyed on the beach, disco or even in the office, for a coffee break regenerating. Often, however, the advertised products contain a high percentage of sugars that give a feeling of freshness immediate but that does not really moisturize the body satisfactorily.
then better to opt for a natural drink that water it, hydrates the body and has nutritional properties suitable for the summer season. For the summer of 2013, the trend beverage is water coconut, famous in the USA and Brazil for its refreshing power but mainly because it is considered a real rejuvenating tonic. What is coconut water? Not to be confused with the better known coconut milk obtained from the pressing of the pulp of the ripe fruit , coconut water is the liquid found inside the coconut still immature. Fresh and very refreshing is considered a natural isotonic thanks to its richness in minerals.


In 100 ml of the product there are 250 mg of potassium, 25 mg of magnesium, 24 mg of calcium and 20 mg of phosphorus. It can then easily substitute energy drinks sports that are currently on the market. Its properties Coconut water plays a purifying and detoxifying: drunk on a regular basis helps to cleanse the kidneys and facilitates the physiological intestinal functions . encouraging diuresis effectively counteracts also swelling caused by cellulite . helps to maintain a regular level of hydration of the body to fight fatigue and stress and to maintain a glowing skin and toned. FAO – the organization of the United Nations Food and Agriculture – describes the coconut water as a ” drink pure, fresh, natural and rich in nutrients a delicate flavor that also has all the qualities of an energy drink. ” Great therefore to rehydrate after a workout, to recover the salts minerals lost through perspiration. promoted also by celebrities Coconut water has been emulated in the international jet set, there are many famous people who drink it daily to freshen up and as energy drink post workout.

Madonna, Lady Gaga, Dita Von Teese, Sarah Jessica Parker, Rhianna and even fashion designers Dolce and Gabbana are just a few who can no longer do without this drink. Coconut water is becoming increasingly popular in Italy. And ‘possible to find it in cans and tetra packs, the latter better in terms of maintaining their freshness and authenticity thanks to pasteurization therefore avoids the addition of preservatives or ascorbic acid. If you want to drink it straight from the coconut solutions are two possibilities: either you move towards a beautiful tropical resort to enjoy it on a white beach in the shade of a palm tree, or you can buy unripe coconut and cut it yourself, the choice is yours! If you choose the second option, here are some helpful advice in an easy to open the coconut:

* Clean well the outer bark so as to get as close as possible to the shell;
* Pierce the nut by hitting it with a punch or with the thickest part of the blade of the knife;
* Insert the knife blade into the hole, rotate the fruit and cut off the cap;
* Pour the juice into the glass or drink water directly through a straw;

In addition to water coconut with a knife you can scrape the flesh attached to the inner shell and enjoy that too.