Our bodies are going to lose lots more water this week as as bodies sweat to cool us down. Carry a reusable water bottle and keep filling it up all day, especially if breastfeeding as we already need extra water anyway. Take care in the heat and keep your energy up by staying hydrated.
Coconut water is a great refresher as it contains natural sugars and electrolytes. Coconut water also helps boost collagen production which is great for wound healing, so if you are postnatal this will be great to help heal your body! You can drink it on it's own or use to make smoothies for a lovely refreshing drink on these hot days. Try our Grapefruit Juice recipe below, it's delicious.
- Coconut Water
- Pink Grapefruit
- 1 Tsp Ginger Purée
Blitzed in a juicer in 2 minutes.
Coconut water is great for New Mums, it helps to rebuild collagen and heal your body / damaged tissues.
Grapefruit is packed with Vitamins including Vitamin A which new mums really need to get back into their diet after pregnancy, it’s vital for wound healing.
Ginger is a natural anti inflammatory and gives it a little kick.
Whether you had a c-section or a natural birth, nutrition is such an important part of your recovery Mummas, show your body some love from the inside with nutritious healing foods.