Hydrating Cucumber-Mint Limeade

Ingredients

3 cups of coconut water
1 freshly squeezed lime
6-10 slices of cucumbers
6-10 mint leafs

Combine ingredients in a glass, stir well and enjoy!

Nature’s goodness

This refreshing drink is extremely hydrating and nourishing on the cellular level because it’s made with live foods rich in antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and electrolytes making it nature’s gatorade.

Antioxidants help prevent prevent and delay cell damage from oxidation caused by free radicals. Coconut water, cucumbers and limes are high in Vitamin C. Mint and limes are high in Vitamin A.

Electrolytes are minerals that carry an electrical charge when dissolved in water and are vital for your nervous system, muscles and maintaining hydration. Coconut water, cucumbers and limes are high in potassium and magnesium which is an electrolyte that helps regulate sodium and lower blood pressure

Cucumbers are high in Vitamin B, which support healthy skin, and Vitamin K which are needed for healthy bones and tissues.

Coconuts are high in amino acids which are are essential for repairing tissues and are the building blocks of protein. Coconut water is rich in arginine, an amino acid that helps your body respond to physical stress (like after a workout).

Limes aid in digestion beginning with the its acid helping saliva break down food. Flavonoids within limes also stimulation secretion of digestive juices.

Research has shown mint can aid in brain function decreasing levels of frustration, anxiety and fatigue. It is also soothing and cooling and can help in digestion and relieve irritable bowels.