Health concerns for people who like to drink coconut juice . Coconut juice is useful to drink, but patients with kidney disease and heart disease. Coconut juice is dangerous for patients with degenerative nephrotic syndrome and heart disease. You may need to consult your doctor to find a safe and appropriate way to drink.
Coconut juice is a very nutritious drink but it is not suitable for people with degenerative kidney disease. Because coconut water will stimulate the diuretic. If the body is dehydrated people with kidney disease may have a heart attack.
Nutritional value of the coconut juice.
The quality and safety of fresh coconut juice and package coconut juice were studied in 7 samples of fresh coconut juice. Each type by fresh coconuts collected from stores in Ratchaburi, Nonthaburi, Nakhon Pathom,Samut Sakhon and Samut Songkhram.
To analyze the nutritional value, including minerals, vitamins, sugars, hormones, pH and residues of pesticides
Calcium, Magnesium, Sodium, Potassium, Phosphorus, Manganese, Iron, Zinc, Selenium and Chloride were found in fresh coconut juice more than coconut juice in a sealed container.
Especially the average amount of potassium and chloride. 133.81-215.20 mg / 100 g. Vitamin B2 was less than 0.01 mg / 100 ml in fresh coconut juice, but not detected in processed coconut juice.
This is because vitamin B2 is water soluble and is easily destroyed by the light and vitamin B3 in the average amount of 0.04-0.1 mg per 100 g.
From the study it shows that coconut juice has a high amount of minerals. The glucose,fructose and sucrose found in fresh coconut juice which is consistent with the research found that fresh coconut juice 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 higher sugar content than mature coconuts. Coconut juice in a sealed container contains high sucrose. This may be because sugar is added in the manufacturing process for flavoring or adding sweetness to it.
Be careful of the sugar content in coconut juice.
Consuming 1 fruit or 1 bottle of coconut juice (approximately 200-300 ml) will get 7-25 grams of sugar, which the Department of Health recommends that no more than 32 grams of sugar should be consumed per day. The daily effect will help to maintain good blood sugar levels.
And research from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) found that good quality coconut juice should have a pH between 5.0-5.4.
Coconut juice and testosterone.
Coconut juice contains estradiol content in a very little testosterone. When compared with the sex hormones that produced in the human body. But there has been research into the effects of consuming coconut juice on the reproductive system. It found that coconut juice can affect stimulate the endocrine system that regulates the secretion of sex hormones. And has an effect on the reproductive organs of women and men along with helping to make sperm stronger.
Therefore, drinking coconut juice may be one of many factors.
Factors for enhancing sexual function and this can be the result of many minerals in coconut juice, such as potassium, zinc, manganese and vitamins that help the circulatory system work better and result in a healthy body.