Lifestyle Food and Recipes 05 Apr 2017 Don’t store co ...

Don’t store coconut water for over 2 hours: Warning

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Apr 5, 2017, 1:04 am IST
Updated Apr 5, 2017, 4:08 am IST
Oral rehydration medium keeps the body cool, only if taken immediately.
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Hyderabad: In the summer time, coconut water is always a hot favourite. No wonder then that there’s been a massive rise in the number of vendors selling coconut water in bottles across the city.

Coconut water is a great way to keep the body hydrated, but experts warn that it should not be stored in bottles for more than two to three hours.

 

Dr J. Anil Kumar, a general physician, said, “Any sweet item kept outside without refrigeration tends to get spoiled. In the case of coconut water, the taste changes if not consumed within 2-3 hours. Coconut water is a natural source of electrolytes, minerals, vitamins, complex carbohydrates, amino acids and other nutrients, but it needs to be consumed fresh.”

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Location: India, Telangana, Hyderabad




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