It is just the beginning of summer in India, however, most of the cities are already facing heat wave conditions. Heat wave has knocked in many states due to increasing temperature.
Due to the scorching heat, red alert has to be issued in many places.
Heatwaves cause many people to skip half their meals because of a sudden drop in appetite that can affect one’s health during hot temperatures.
There are a number of foods that can help keep your body cool and make this battle a little easier.
Yogurt is not only good for your stomach, but due to its cooling effect, it can also help in relaxing your stomach.
It is also known to stabilize blood pressure, is good for immunity, digestion, heart and skin.
You can easily consume it by mixing it with your rice or making its raita.
You can use mint in summer chutneys, beverages, raita and even ice cream.
It can help enhance the freshness of any dish along with its taste.
Since it is so rich in antioxidants, it can also do wonders for your skin, digestion and immunity.
This crunchy, cooling vegetable is more than just ‘that salad meal.
It is one of the best hydrating vegetables.
Water is needed to regulate our body temperature and to transport essential nutrients.
A treasure trove of antioxidants, cucumber is incredibly low in calories and contains zero fat.
Lemonade is our most relaxing and anti-fatigue drink for summers.
Instead of sugar, add a drop of honey to this wonderful drink and enjoy its incredible health benefits.
Apart from cooling your body, it helps in speeding up digestion, speeding up metabolism, boosting immunity etc.
5. Melon or Watermelon
Melon and watermelon are all packed with nutrients and have plenty of water to keep you hydrated for a longer period of time.
It keeps your stomach cool, and also keeps your digestion fine.