COCONUT WATER may support Heart Health

COCONUT WATER may support Heart Health

Drinking coconut water may be helpful to reduce heart disease risk.

https://www.healthline.com/nutrit…/8-coconut-water-benefits…

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In another study, the same researchers fed rats a similar diet supplemented with the same dosage (4 ml per 100 grams of body weight) of coconut water.

After 45 days, the coconut water group had a reduction in cholesterol and triglyceride levels that rivaled the effects of a statin drug used to lower cholesterol (16Trusted Source).

Keep in mind that this was a very high dose. In human terms, it would be equivalent to a 150-pound (68-kg) person consuming 91 ounces (2.7 liters) of coconut water per day.

Nevertheless, the finding that it reduced cholesterol as effectively as a statin drug is very impressive and should be further investigated.

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