Power Foods to Beat the Summer Heat

It is extremely essential to change our diet in summer, to come over from some common problems like Dehydration, Skin sensitivities, Nausea, Headache, Weakness, Vitamin and Mineral deficiencies, etc. and to keep Body Cool, Refreshed & Energized. With the summer, the temperature rapidly rises. As a result, we sweat more, causing us to need to increase our fluid intake drastically. The hot summer day will no more be irritating, if we get wonderful remedy through some cooling foods as they help to Cool, Hydrate & Cleanse toxins from the body.

The Sun’s UV rays are at the strongest between 10 am and 2 pm, so if you are outdoors sought cool area to protect from the damaging rays of sun. Our kids come back home from play or school. They are super thirsty and tired. Instead of offering Carbonated Drinks, Packed Juice, Fried Foods, and Junk Foods give them foods which Hydrate, Cool and Energize body.

LIME WATER :
• Lime water is most beneficial without additives. If you wish to add Sweetener, use Honey
• Hydrates & Oxygenates our body
• Reduce Wrinkles & Dryness of Skin; Provides Elasticity & Strength
• Aids to Fights against Acne, Useful for treating Dry Scalp & Dandruff
• Makes Hair stronger by keeping the Roots & Follicles Healthy; Promotes Hair Growth
• Prevents Oily & Greasy Hair. Has Antibacterial and Antiviral properties
• Boosts Digestive System, Increases Body Energy & Improves Mood
• Ease Breathing, Calm Respiratory Tract & Beneficial for people with Asthma or Respiratory Infection
• Fight against Free Radicals which cause Chronic Inflammation & Boosts Immune System
• Removes Acidic Residues from our Mouth to check the Bacteria Growth
• Improves Blood Circulation and Insulin Sensitivity

Though drinking more lime water helps to lose weight , is not the substitute for healthy diet and workout program! The best way to lose weight is to follow a balanced and healthy diet, accompanied with exercise, physical activity and enough restful sleep.

BUTTER MILK:
• Common drink in many homes in India & one of the best Natural Refreshing Instant drink
• Reduce body Heat Quickly & Keeps our body Cool
• Miracle drink loaded with Essential Nutrients & provides Lots of Health Benefits
Rejuvenates Sun-damaged Skin, Remove Dark Spots, Tan & Detox Body
• Promotes Weight Loss, Aids in Digestion, Fights against Acidity & Eases Constipation
• Helps to wash down oily food, Prevents Yeast Infections & Boosts Immune System
• Helps to Lower Cholesterol & Regulate Blood Pressure
• Safe for Diabetics & Heart patients
• Supports for Bone Growth & Keeps off Osteoporosis
• If allergic to Milk do not have Buttermilk

KOKUM :
• Has Cooling Properties, Reduces the Body Heat & Wonderful Coolant
• Makes Feel Refreshed & Energized
• Helps in preventing incidence of Dehydration & Stroke
Aids in Weight Loss , Prevents Acidity & Improves Digestion
• Improves Skin Texture, & makes Skin Glow
• Heals Oral Ulcers, useful in Skin Rashes
• Helpful for Dry Chapped Lips, & Cracked Heels

RAGI (FINGER MILLET OR NACHANI) MALT :
• Helps in reducing body Heat & Cools body
• Nutritional & Delicious flavored Healthy Summer Drink
• Perfect food for Weight Loss, Aids in Digestion & Prevents constipation
• Effective Natural Anti-aging drink
• Helps in relieving Stress-connected disorders like Anxiety, Hypertension, Depression & Headaches
• Improves Metabolism, Prevents Anemia, Increases Bone Strength & Provides Energy
Controls Diabetes , Lowers Cholesterol & Prevents Cardiovascular Disease
• Increase Lactation for Breastfeeding mothers
• Relieves from sleep disorders like Insomnia

COCONUT WATER:
• Has Electrolytes, one of the best Hydrating Agents
• Cooling properties that helps to protect against the Hot weather
• Regains the lost Radiance of skin, Get rid of Wrinkles & Anti-aging
• Increase Energy levels, Cures Hangover
• Helps in Weight Loss, Cures Indigestion, & Reduces Acidity
• Controls High Blood Pressure, Sugar Level & Regulates Cholesterol Levels
• Makes Bones & Teeth Strong; Helps Muscle Contract & work properly
• Prevent Kidney Stones
• If having Nut Allergies, Avoid drinking Coconut Water
• If Kidneys are Dysfunctional, Avoid Coconut Water

FRUITS:
• Have fruits like Watermelon, Taragola (Ice Apple), Litchi, Berries, Plums, Pineapple, Grapes, Musk Melon, Mango, Guava, Papaya, Pear, and Apricot, etc.
• Include Fresh & Seasonal fruits in daily diet. Instead of juice, eat whole fruit
• Fruits Reduce Body Heat, Protect body against the Damaging Effects of Radiation
• Helps to slow down the Aging Process & for Glowing Skin
• Fruits Boosts Immunity
• Watermelon Protects Skin from Sun Damage
• Taragola (Ice Apple) Regulates Body Temperature, Prevents Dehydration & Provides Energy
Mango Promotes Healthy Skin
Papaya Reduce Inflammation & Helps with Bowel Movements
• Grape has folic acid, which keeps the Immune System in good order
• Berry provides lots of Fiber which is ideal for Weight Loss
• Guava Helps to improve Blood Sugar Levels & Reduces Insulin Resistance & Good for Heart
• Pineapple is Anti-inflammatory, Boosts Metabolism, Burns Calories, & Regulates Hypertension
• Litchi is Rich in Potassium that maintains Sodium Levels & Controls Blood Pressure Levels
• Musk Melon Boosts Eyesight
• Plum is a great Reliever of Constipation & Digestive Problems
• Apricot is good for Eyesight, Healthy Skin & Mucous Membranes. Prevents Constipation & Digestive Conditions

VEGETABLES:
• To Beat the Heat, don’t just rely on Refreshing Icy Drinks to Cool your Body! Instead, add the following Cool and Vitamin-loaded Vegetables to your diet
• Snake Gourd (Padval), Pumpkin, Bitter Gourd (Karela), Bottle Gourd (Dudhi), Amaranth leaves (Chawli Bhaji), Ridged Gourd (Chotee Vaala Laukee), Ash Gourd (Rakh Laukee), Cucumber, Mushrooms, Zucchini (Turai), Hot Peppers, Pumpkin & Dark Leafy Vegetables, etc.
• Dark Leafy Vegetables provide Protection against heat of the Sun. Reduces Inflammation & Detoxify our body
• Cucumber has 96% water content, which helps to keep the body Hydrated & Regulates Body Temperature
• Snake Gourd (Padval) Creates Cooling Effect for the body. Helps to Stimulate the Production of Body Fluids & Relieves Dryness
• Pumpkin possesses Great Cooling & Diuretic properties. Good for Digestion & Eliminates Intestinal Worms
• Bottle Gourd (Dudhi) is mostly made of water, Helps to deal with Heat & Useful for Stomach Problems like Acidity, which mostly occurs in summer
• Bottle Gourd Prevents extreme Loss of Sodium, Satisfies Thirst & Prevents Exhaustion
• Bitter Gourd (Karela) Cures Boils, Rashes, Fungal Infections & Ring-worm. Helps to control Hypertension, Diabetes & Increases Immunity
• Ash Gourd (Rakh Laukee) helps to Keep Body Cool & Healthy, as it has almost 96% water. Protects from Heat Stroke
• Amaranth leaves are not only typical Summer Vegetables but are also very much Nutritious
• Ridged Gourd (Chotee Vaala Laukee) Helps in Purifying Blood, Lowers Sugar Level & Good for Digestion-Related Issues
• Hot Peppers are good for the Season & Great Antioxidants

With the mercury level on the rise, the Scorching Sun has the potential to drain us out completely. If we ignore this, we are putting our bodies at higher risk. Many feel dehydrated during summer and experiencing low energy level is another symptom of being hit by it. Hence, it is important to take extra care during the hot season. From eating right to following certain lifestyle changes, we can beat the hazardous impacts of summer.

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Read Also:
1) DOES DRINKING WARM LEMON WATER IN THE MORNING HELP IN WEIGHT LOSS?

2) FOODS TO AVOID IN SUMMER

3) CUCUMBER COOL SUMMER DIET

4) KOKUM - SIGNIFICANT BENEFITS

5) RAGI (FINGER MILLET OR NACHANI) MALT

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