In just a few years, coconut water has gone from nothing to a multi-million dollar industry, so is it hype or real health? Growing Bolder’s registered dietitian and nutrition expert cracks the coconut case!
The first thing you need to know is that while it does come from the coconut, this liquid is not actually water! It can be a good natural beverage alternative, but watch out for the carbs and calories. And before you switch this out for your usual sports drink, listen up — it may not be the best bet for rehydrating after a hard workout.
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