Coconut water is a hydrating alternative to sugary energy drinks. Naturally high in electrolytes and potassium, coconut water can replenish the fluids lost during exercise and day-to-day activity efficiently without the processing, added sugars, flavours and preservatives. Lower in calories than your standard pick-me-up energy drink and has more potassium than bananas! Coconut ice blocks also a delicious way for you to stay hydrated on a hot day.
Here are some simple ideas to drink more coconut water this summer:
- Make coconut water popsicles/ice blocks
- Add coconut water to your smoothies
- Use coconut water as sports drink
- Use it as a base in a mocktail