Thursday, November 18, 2010

Nutrition Spotlight: Fueling for Performance…with Coconut Water?

Coconut water, is not to be confused with coconut milk, which is made from coconut’s white flesh and is full of fat and calories, coconut water is the clear liquid at the fruit’s center. This water is low in calories (about 60 calories per 12-oz serving), high in potassium (more than the 450mg in a banana and about the amount of 15 servings of a sports drink), and contains modest amounts of other important electrolytes including sodium, magnesium, potassium and phosphorus Read more

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