Thursday, April 6, 2017

Numerous Health Benefits of Drinking Coconut Wine or “Tuba” - #4 Will Blow Your Mind

Coconut wine or “tuba” as Filipinos call it – is a popular drink among the natives in the Philippines.

It is a sweet, fresh or mildly fermented sap taken from tapping the young expanded flowers of the coconut.

Drinking tuba is surprisingly good for the health. Just make sure to drink it moderately as it could get you drunk.

Here are some known health benefits of tuba or coconut wine:

1. Promotes Longevity. Coconut wine drinkers are observed to have a 34 percent lower mortality rate than beer drinkers.

2. Reduces Heart Attack Risk. Moderate coconut wine drinkers who suffer high blood pressure are 30 percent less likely to experience heart attacks than non-tuba-drinkers.

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3. Lowers Risk of Heart Disease. Red wine tannins contain procyanidins, compounds commonly found in red wines which are good for the blood vessels and protect against heart disease.

4. Reduces Risk of Type 2 Diabetes. Compared to nondrinkers, moderate coconut wine drinkers are 30 percent less likely to develop type 2 diabetes. Lowers risk of stroke. People who consume moderate amount of alcohol are likely to experience of about 50 percent possibility drop from suffering a blood-clot related stroke.

5. Cuts Risk of Cataracts. Moderate coconut wine drinkers are less likely to get cataracts than nondrinkers while those who consume wine are 43 percent less likely to develop cataracts than those mainly drinking beer.

6. Cuts Risk of Colon Cancer. Moderate wine consumption cuts the risk of colon cancer by 45 percent.

7. Slows Brain Decline. Brain functions dramatically decline on nondrinkers than on moderate wine drinkers.