Cooling Foods To Eat During Pregnancy In Hot Summer

Cane juice
 Pregnant women will feel uncomfortable when the weather in summer because of body weight, body temperature are higher than normal people. To ensure the health of mother and baby, the mother should eat the food to heat to cool the body.
The following fruits and vegetables not only help moms have good health but also bring relief from inside the body.

The obstetrician advises pregnant women can drink a small cup of coconut milk or 2-3 times a week. Coconut water is rich in nutrients to help balance electrolytes in the blood. In addition, a great benefit that coconut water brings is reduced heartburn and constipation during pregnancy.

If your baby is a girl, she should always drink coconut milk to have a soft pink skin. Coconut water also makes the fetal environment (amniotic fluid) clearer and clearer.

Pumpkin, Squash

Pumpkin has sweet taste, solder properties, no toxicity. Beneficial benefits, heat, laxative. So this is also very good food in the hot season because it calculates coolness, help heat bar, reduce the impact of hot sun.
Eat pumpkins to help laxative and thermal bar extremely well. In addition, drinking squash juice also provides many benefits, but should ensure absolute hygiene so as not to cause any harm to pregnant women and babies.

For mothers who have severe edema in the late pregnancy, eating carp soup is a good way to reduce swelling , you can refer to it.

Types of melon

Sweet, cool, rich in vitamins, minerals (potassium, calcium, iron, manganese, zinc, antioxidants, …) and contains plenty of watermelon (melon, watermelon, cucumber, …) help pregnant women prevent dehydration, diuretic and heat bar very well. Mother should only eat moderately, do not eat when suffering from colds, gastrointestinal disorders, gestational diabetes and mouth ulcers.

Lotus seeds

The effect of heat, detoxification is not inferior to any other pot or starch, tubers and other parts such as seeds, lotus also suitable for eating in hot summer sun. In addition, the lotus parts also have a sedative effect – help regulate the nerves, reduce the formation of heat in the body to make pregnant women feel cool, more comfortable.

Mommy can eat dishes prepared from tubers, lotus seeds. Drinking lotus leaf tea or simply eating lotus tea is good for the body, just good for the fetus.


The nutrient content of straw mushrooms is quite rich, in 100 grams of dried mushrooms in the correct standard contains 21-37 grams of protein, 2.1-4.6 grams of fat, 9.9 grams of powdered sugar, 21 grams of substances fiber, a lot of trace elements such as calcium, iron, phosphorus, vitamins A, B1, B2, C, D, PP … Especially in mushrooms more than beef and soybeans.

With such good nutritional ingredients, long-standing in mushroom medicine has been identified as an excellent food, with the use of tonic and heat detoxification. This is the ideal summer hot food for pregnant women and people with high blood pressure and liver disease.


The bean has a cooling effect because of 80-90% in bean products, 4.51% glucose, 2.4% starch. In addition, the bean also contains many nutrients, vitamins and other minerals such as iron, calcium, phosphorus, vitamin C … necessary for the body.

Bean is an ideal summer food: sweet, cool, cool, good alcohol, cure indigestion. People often use bean roots to eat raw, make salad, cook soup, stir fry with meat or wash and then squeeze juice.

Cane juice

Cane juice

According to research, sugar cane sugar accounts for 70%, mainly Saccharose. There are also carbohydrates, many amino acids, especially essential amino acids, which play an important role in the nutritional supplementation of the body. These are vitamins B1, B2, B6, C, inorganic salts such as Calcium, Phosphorus, iron … and organic acids containing succinic acid, fumaric acid, malic acid, citric acid …

Women who drink sugar cane juice regularly do not only provide the body with plenty of water, energy and nutrients but also help the body cool down, fight fatigue, fight constipation and nausea.

Notes to reduce body heat in summer days

In addition to the cool food to cool the heat, to “lower” the mother’s body should also drink extra water to avoid dehydration, limited spicy food, sugar, baked oily and salt-rich foods.
Also, in order to protect the fetus’s safety, pregnant women should limit their exposure to sunlight at noon and remember to “cover up” thoroughly, apply sunscreen, wear a hat, wear glasses and wear long-sleeved clothing...

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