Had too many New Year’s Eve cocktails? A dash of coconut is just what you need to banish your hangover.

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Coconut water contains five essential electrolytes including potassium, to restore the toasted body’s water balance. Its lauric acid can also help with stomach cramps.

Smoothie recipe for hangovers:

  •     2 cups of unsweetened coconut water
  •     2 cups of ripe mango (if out of season use frozen)
  •     2–3 tbsp of fresh lime juice
  •     ½ cup of ice
  •     2 sprigs of fresh mint

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