8 weeks pregnant mother

Question: my b.p is 130/90 ... can i drink coconut water....???? is it bad for b.p????

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Answer: Coconut water is good during pregnancy both for the health of the mother and the child due to its super rich nutritious contents It contains moderate amount of sugar, protein, and sodium thus helps in maintaining the daily levels of Fluids and electrolytes required by the body. Its said that coconut water improves the function of the kidney, prevents urinary tract infections as well as helps in lowering high blood pressure levels. As it is low in calories and contains dietary fibres, healthy omega fatty acids it helps to keep the weight in check. It helps in improving the process of digestion, strengthens the digestive system, prevents constipation, maintains and regulates the ph. Levels of the body. This, in turn, improves the metabolism and detoxifies the body. As a natural acid neutralizer, coconut water also soothes and prevents heartburn during pregnancy. Improves immunity. When it comes to morning sickness coconut water is elixir.Have it first thing in the morning. Always consume the water immediately after coconut is cut as it's fresh and rich in nutrients. Storing coconut water inhibits it's benefits. Coconut water shouldn't be used as alternative to water, as excess of anything is never good. No matter how rich in nutrients coconut water is it can't influence your baby’s skin colour.
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