10 Super Food to beat the heat and stay cool these summers

10 Super Food to beat the heat and stay cool these summers

Summers are for enjoying sports like gymming, swimming, biking, and keeping busy with lots of outdoor activities rather than being lazy lying on the bed, but one needs the extra care of what you eat to avoid dehydration and loss of energy.

You should eat foods that will keep you hydrated and energized all day long.

1. Onions

Onions are rich in quercetin which has an anti-histamine effect, which removes the adverse action of the sun, prevents heat stroke so eat a lot of onions these summers to stay away from summer complaints.

2. Watermelon

Summer is time for melons especially watermelons you can easily find them in the market during summers. Watermelon is rich in an antioxidant called lycopene which protects you from harmful sun, it boosts your skin SPF. So eat a lot of watermelons this summer not only because of their yummy flavor but also because they will help you to stay fit during the summers.

3. Tomatoes

Tomatoes are rich in antioxidants called carotenoids which have the property to safeguard you from harmful UV radiations in summers.

4. Fish

Fish are rich in omega 3 fatty acids which help your skin against free radical damage caused by the sun.

5. Cucumber

Beat the heat with Cucumber salad and it will hydrate your body and provide you with healthy nutrients of vitamin K, C, and Magnesium. Its cooling property makes it ideal for eating during summers.

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6. Pomegranates 

Pomegranates are rich in polyphenol compounds such as anthocyanins and catechins which help you against harmful UV rays of the sun during summers.

7. Lime Water

Water must be consumed during summers to keep you hydrated and beat the heat. Adding Lime to water will not only enhance its taste but have many health benefits during summers.

8. Coconut water

Coconut water is rich in zinc, magnesium, calcium, potassium, sodium keeps you hydrated and you no need to go for harsh soft drinks its quenches your thirst instantly with its sweet flavor.

9. Green tea 

Green tea is rich in polyphenols, which help you fight against free radical damage, it provides your skin with an antioxidant shield from inside.

10. Yogurt

Yogurt is low in fat and high in proteins and calcium, its probiotics will boost your immunity and keep your digestive system running smoothly during summers.

Also, read how to take care of skin when moving from winter to summer

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Simmi Kamboj is the Founder and Administrator of Ritiriwaz, your one-stop guide to Indian Culture and Tradition. She had a passion for writing about India's lifestyle, culture, tradition, travel, and is trying to cover all Indian Cultural aspects of Daily Life.