• By Laurel J. Kelly

Consumer Health Tips: The merits of coconut water

July 26, 2017

a mug of coconut water in front of a peeled coconut and a red rose, all placed on and in front of rough wood surfacesCoconut water: Healthy drink or hype?
Interest in coconut water has skyrocketed. The drink, which is the clear juice inside the coconut, is low in sugar and calories, and it contains natural electrolytes, such as potassium, sodium and manganese. It's also promoted for its hydrating properties, but is it better than plain water for quenching your thirst after a workout? Learn more from Katherine Zeratsky, a Mayo Clinic dietitian.

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