Coconut water is loaded with natural minerals and functions as a natural electrolyte replacement. It is full of natural sugars, salts and vitamins to ward off post-workout fatigue. Coconut water has 15 times more potassium than most sport drinks. It is high in lauric acid, which has antiviral, antibacterial properties and helps fight herpes and flu. Drinking coconut water helps a person lose weight as it is low in fat, keeps a person feeling full and reduces food cravings. It is a storehouse of important nutrients, B-complex vitamins like riboflavin, niacin, thiamin and pyridoxine, and folates. 

Coconut water is a tasty, thirst-quenching drink that can serve as a healthy alternative to soft drinks.