Buko, young coconut
Here are some of the beneficial effects of coconut water:
Prevents Kidney Stones
Drinking buko juice has beneficial effects on the body, especially in preventing the formation of kidney stones.
Reduces Sugar Levels
It contains a great amount of magnesium, which has the ability to increase the sensitivity of insulin that can reduce the blood sugar levels.
Regulates Blood Pressure
It is an excellent source of potassium and fights the buildup of sodium, which is one of the major causes of clogging in the arteries that can result in cardiovascular diseases and even cardiac arrest.
Coconut water is rich in enzymes that help our digestive system to flush out toxins from the body.
Keeps Us Hydrated
This juice was composed of well-balanced fluid containing sugar and calories, which fight dehydration. Experts suggested athletes to drink coconut water to prevent dehydration.
Source: Philippine News
Where to find fresh buko juice
Go to nearest wet market, find the guy who sell coco nuts and ask for buko juice. Expect to pay around 20 PHP.