One of the other lesser known benefits of coconut water is the fact that it is a natural diuretic. What this means is that coconut water is able to control the uric acid levels in the body. This is fairly important for a pregnant woman.
Keeping the uric acid in control ensures an increased flow of urine which keeps the urinary tract clean and thereby keeps infection away.
Therefore, coconut water prevents Urinary Tract Infections (UTI), curbing the chances of preterm labour. This refreshing drink also maintains good health of the kidney and avoids problems such as kidney stones or liver infections.
So if you thought that drinking coconut water is simply to refresh oneself, then think again. Benefits of coconut water make it one of best beverages for a pregnant mother and her developing child. So what’s the wait, grab a glass right away and reap in the benefits of this cool, refreshing drink.
Pregnant moms, when do you start drinking coconut water during your pregnancy? Do tell us in the Comment box below.
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