Summer Ready: Try These 3 Hydrating Drinks
minerals that are beneficial to the body. This trendy drink is a good source of fiber, Vitamin C, antioxidant properties and thanks to the electrolytes coconut water contains, it makes for an excellent beverage for restoring hydration.
According to this study, coconut water restored hydration levels better than water and was shown to be equivalent to drinking a high-electrolyte sports drink. Although the water is freshest when it comes directly from the coconut, you can also buy bottled coconut water at most grocery stores but you’ll want to consume it within a week or two after opening. Be sure to check the ingredient list to ensure you’re getting 100% coconut water.
Aloe Vera Juice
Who knew this plant has so many benefits?! Besides being a wonderful plant to use in your beauty regimen to attain clear skin, the aloe plant is very water-dense, making it an ideal drink to help keep you hydrated, especially during an intense workout.
Additionally, this nutritious drink contains vitamins and minerals such as folic acid, vitamin B, vitamin C and Vitamin E. Other benefits of aloe vera juice is that it can help balance your pH levels, promote healthy liver function thanks to being rich in phytonutrients, and can help with increasing the water content in your intestines, which is beneficial if you’re constipated. You can find pure aloe vera juice at most health food stores.
Shawna Davis is a wellness journalist and the founder and creator of the wellness lifestyle blog, Froing and Flowing. Beyond the blog, she is a certified yoga instructor, wife, dog mama and is a natural hair enthusiast that’s passionate about health, wellness, and natural beauty. You can follow her on Instagram @itsshawnadavis.