“Coconut water” is beneficial, but kidney and heart patients should be careful.

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Coconut water is beneficial and can be drunk by people with kidney and heart disease. You may need to consult your doctor to determine a safe and appropriate way to drink.

“Coconut water” is beneficial, but kidney and heart patients should be careful.

Coconut water is dangerous for patients with kidney disease and heart disease.

Coconut water is considered a drink with high nutritional value. But it is not suitable for people with kidney disease. Because coconut water will stimulate diuresis. If the body is dehydrated People with kidney disease may have a heart attack. and people with arrhythmias If the body receives too much potassium May cause heart problems. And it can be life-threatening, so consumers should consume it in appropriate amounts.

Nutritional value of coconut water

Dr. Suphakit Sirilak, Director-General of the Department of Medical Sciences. The Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) revealed that the Bureau of Food Quality and Safety Department of Science. The ยูฟ่าเบท quality and safety of fresh coconut water and coconut water in sealed containers, 7 samples of each type, were studied by using fresh coconuts collected from stores in the areas of Ratchaburi, Nonthaburi, Nakhon Pathom, Samut Sakhon, Samut Songkhram and 7 brands of coconut water in sealed containers. From a convenience store or department store. To analyze nutritional values ​​including minerals, vitamins, sugar, hormones, and pH. and residues of pesticides

The results of the analysis found more calcium, magnesium, sodium, potassium, phosphorus, manganese, iron, zinc, selenium, and chloride in fresh coconut water than in coconut water in sealed containers. Especially potassium and chloride in average amounts. 133.81-215.20 milligrams per 100 grams. Vitamin B2 was found in fresh coconut water at less than 0.01 milligrams per 100 milliliters. But it was not detected in processed coconut water. This is because vitamin B2 is water soluble and easily destroyed by light, and vitamin B3 in an average amount of 0.04-0.1 milligrams per 100 grams.

Because vitamin B3 is more resistant to heat and light, 3 types of sugar were found, including glucose, fructose, and sucrose, in an average amount of 1.28-2.61 grams per 100 milliliters, and the hormone estradiol was found in Estrogen group (estrogen) in every sample, with an amount less than 1.0 nanograms per milliliter. and testosterone (testosterone) less than 0.2 nanograms per milliliter As for the acidity-alkaline value (pH), it was found to be in the range of 4.9-5.4 and no chemical residues were detected. Eliminate all pests.

From such studies It has been shown that coconut water has high levels of minerals and mineral salts. As for glucose, fructose and sucrose found in fresh coconut water. which is consistent with research that found Fresh coconut water has higher glucose than other types of sugar. (About 50 percent of total sugar) and the amount of sugar depends on the age of the coconut. Young coconuts have a higher sugar content than old coconuts. Coconut water in sealed containers is high in sucrose. This may be because sugar is added in the production process to enhance the taste. or add sweetness

Be careful of the amount of sugar in coconut water.

Consuming 1 coconut water or 1 bottle (approximately 200-300 milliliters) will get 7-25 grams of sugar. The Department of Health has recommended that you should consume no more than 32 grams of sugar per day. Therefore, consuming the right amount should not exceed 1. Daily results will help maintain good blood sugar levels. And research by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) found that good quality coconut water should have a pH value between 5.0-5.4. 

Coconut water and testosterone

Regarding sex hormones, coconut water contains estradiol. and very little testosterone Compared to sex hormones that are produced in the human body.

But there is research on the effects of consuming coconut water on the reproductive system. It was found that coconut water can have an effect on Stimulates the endocrine system that controls the secretion of sex hormones. And has the effect of helping the organs in the reproductive system of women and men. As well as helping to make sperm stronger. 

Therefore, drinking coconut water may be one of many factors. Factors for increasing sexual performance And it may be the result of many minerals in coconut water, such as potassium, zinc, manganese, and vitamins that help the circulatory system work better, resulting in a healthy body.