Consumption of coconuts in pregnancy is considered to be helpful and is safe. Coconuts are foods with great nutritional benefits and all parts of the fruit including its flesh, water and milk are recommended during pregnancy. They are a rich source of electrolytes and potassium – which are especially important during pregnancy. They’re also packed with healthy goodness that includes magnesium, calcium, and a range of vitamins. As a source of lauric acid, coconuts have great antiviral and antibacterial properties and support proper immune functions to help protect your and your baby’s health in pregnancy.

Analysis of contents:
Water 95.5%
Sodium 105mg
Potassium 312mg
Calcium 29mg
Magnesium 30mg
Iron 0.1mg
Copper 0.04mg
Phosphorus 37mg
Sulphur 24mg
Niacin 0.64mg
Pantothenic Acid 0.52mg
Biotin 0.02mg
Riboflavin 0.01mg
Which are the benefits of Coconut During Pregnancy?
  • These coconuts are considered as stress-busters in Ayurveda and stress being a great issue in pregnancy requires this coconut for sure.
  • When combined with spices these coconuts are capable of boosting metabolism in expecting mothers.
  • Tender coconut water can be claimed as the world’s most nutritious and tasty taste quencher.
  • Problem related to urinary infection, which are one among major troubles of the pregnant women, can be cured by the tender coconut water since they are natural diuretics.
  • Coconuts aids detoxification.
  • Coconut water is a natural isotonic beverage and helps in preventing dehydration and salt loss in moms-to-be.
  • It helps in relieving constipation, which is one of the major complications of pregnancy.
  • Other common problems like sluggish digestion and heartburn can be controlled by drinking coconut water.
  • The lauric acid content of the coconut and coconut water, acts as anti-fungal, anti-bacterial and anti-viral agent. This special property makes it worthy to be consumed when pregnant since they help in protecting body against infections and boosts metabolism.
  • Coconut water has also proven effects in minimizing vomiting and effects of morning sickness in pregnant women.
  • Virgin coconut oil is capable of balancing blood glucose levels and so helps in preventing gestational diabetes.
  • High in potassium, magnesium and other alkalizing minerals, coconut water is capable of creating a more conducing environment to your little-ones.
  • Coconut oil is an amazing cure for all skin related ailments and post-pregnancy, these oils can be used to get rid of the stretch marks.
  • Virgin coconut oil has proven effects in improving lactation during breastfeeding period.
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