The overall rating for coconut water is 1.8 out of 3 meaning there is some evidence that this supplement does some (not all) of what it claims. Using this supplement may lead to some improvements.

Table of Contents

  1. Simple Report
  2. Detailed Report
  3. Overall Effectiveness Rating
  4. Research Rating
  5. Products Containing Coconut Water
  6. Claim Ratings
  7. References

Coconut Water Simple Report

  • Supplement: Coconut Water
  • Supplement Category: plant and food extracts
  • Number of Products Containing Coconut Water: 265
  • Effectiveness Rating: 1.8 out of 3
  • Research Rating: 33 (above 80 indicates sufficient research)
  • Number of Studies: 4
  • Number of Claims: 3

Coconut Water Detailed Report

Overall Effectiveness Rating

The overall effectiveness rating for coconut water is 1.8 out of 3. This rating means the evidence is mixed on the supplement's ability to deliver positive results. While some of the research supports its use, other evidence does not. Using this supplement may lead to positive results. Note, this effectiveness rating is for coconut water as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.

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Research Rating for Coconut Water

There are 4 studies in the database on coconut water; the research rating is 33. A score above 80 means the effectiveness rating for this supplement is reliable. A score under 80 means there is insufficient evidence to ensure a reliable effectiveness rating. Note, this research rating is for coconut water as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.

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Products Containing Coconut Water

Products Names Amount of Coconut Water
Alpha Amino Ultimate Amount not listed.
Full Metal Recovery 1g
V-Pump 500mg
P.P.K. (Pump.Power.Kick) Pump Series 1g
All Day You May Summer Edition Amount not listed.
Full list of all 265 products containing Coconut Water.

Claim Ratings

The overall ratings above are an average of the individual claim ratings below. Individual claims may have higher or lower ratings compared to the supplement's overall rating. For example, some supplements may have excellent backing for one claim, but be completely useless for another. Click on a claim below for more information.

Performance Claims Effectiveness Rating Research Rating
improve cycling performance
improve running performance
improve hydration


Title of Study
Comparison of coconut water and a carbohydrate-electrolyte sport drink on measures of hydration and physical performance in exercise-trained men
Improved exercise capacity in the heat followed by coconut water consumption
Rehydration after exercise with fresh young coconut water, carbohydrate-electrolyte beverage and plain water
Rehydration with sodium-enriched coconut water after exercise-induced dehydration