Summer in India is sweaty affair, especially in north india because it is very hottest part of india. So it is very important to take proper diet in summer to beat the diseases like dehydration, diarrhea, vomiting etc. Water may become your best friend to fight with dehydration but it is not enough because our body requires a special diet to keep our system cool.
So beat the heat with these foods to keep your body cool in summer:
Watermelon is the richest source of lycopene which protects skin from sunburn and UV rays. It contains Vitamin B6 and 92 percent of water and 8 per cent sugar which makes it best fruit for summer.
Apricot contains iron, vitamin C, potassium and high source of fibre which is very beneficial for skin.
Corn is a very essential source of energy because it provides fiber, folate, thiamin, phosphorus, vitamin C and magnesium, which helps in the prevention of anemia. Corn also contains rich amount of iron which helps in formation of new red blood cells.
This vegetable has nutrients like Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Magnesium, Riboflavin, B-6, Folate, Pantothenic acid, Calcium, Iron, Phosphorus, Zinc & Silica and 95% of water which helps you to stay cool.
- Curd/ Yogurt:
Curd is rich sources of nutrients, vitamins and calcium. It is a great and healthy alternative to cold drinks, packed juices and ice creams. Curd protects you from allergies and ulcers.
- Coconut water:
Coconut water contains simple sugars, electrolytes and essential minerals which helps the body to keep hydrated.
- Lime Water:
Lime contains many nutrients that helps you in keep hydrated.
- Mint (Pudina):
Mint leaves contains antioxidants and phytonutrients which helps in digestion and improve oral health. It also beneficial in vomiting and diarrhoea problem.
Also have a look, here we have some best drinks for summer.