Before you say anything, water is wonderful for your system. From purifying your body, aiding in weight loss and warding off diseases, water is your friend. But H2O alone isn't always giving you all the nutrients your body needs. So here are some surprising alternatives to chugging back a bottle of water all the time! #4 really shocked us! #1 Coconut water Loaded with potassium and magnesium, coconut water is one of the fastest growing beverages in the world. The annual coconut water sales margin has skyrocketed in recent years because of it's amazing health benefits. But before you grab a can to keep hydrated, remember some brands add tons of sugar to their drinks, so check the label! #2 Green tea You've probably heard of green tea's powerful benefits. Green tea is rich in catechin, an antioxidant that rapidly repairs damaged cells. It also aids in weight loss and boosts your brain's memory power (preventing the onset of Alzheimer's disease in come cases). #3 Milk Dairy has been in the hot seat lately as people are wondering if our long-standing love of cow products are doing more harm than good. But new research has uncovered that milk is exceptionally high in glutathione, a memory boosting antioxidant. Who knew? #4 Beer The journal of PLOS One published a radical new study finding that beer can help prevent your risk of Parkinson's disease by 59%. Interestingly, people who frequently drink hard liquor or wine double their risk. Brews also contain high antioxidant levels from hops, which are cancer preventers and heart health helpers. Crazy, right? Let us know what miracle beverages you like to grab over water? Share your thoughts in a comment!