The summer season allows us to go to beaches, enjoy as much as we want, it’s so fun being around water all the time, Plants and trees are giving us fruits, get to eat mango, watermelon, muskmelon and all kinds of summer fruits, tasty and fresh but let’s be honest nothing can beat mango. You get to enjoy popsicles, ice cream, and all kinds of drinks and nothing can beat the pleasure when you get to drink chilled Nimbu pani during the daytime in the burning heat of summer. We get to enjoy all kinds of shakes chocolate shakes, banana shakes, mango shakes, and so on.
The summer season is a very cheering and delightful season, nature in the summer season is full of bright colors, and everything around is flourishing. You see the birds sing and you can feel the nature in this season. A lot of flowers are blooming in different colors and everyone can feel the amazing smell in the air, summer season is the favorite of most people among all other seasons.
But as appealing as it sounds summer season can be very bad and can cause so many diseases and problems if not taken proper care of as you have seen people on the roads in summer are mostly hiding from the burning sun rays which make you feel like someone put fire on your body. Summer makes you dehydrated, some people even faint if they stand for too long in this heat. heatstrokes, hyperthermia, sunburn, and whatnot summer can be very dangerous. So you need to take proper care and one way of doing so is eating proper food. Food that gives proper and necessary nutrients and minerals. Food that hydrates you that is suitable to overcome and beat the heat of summer. Food that refreshes you makes you feel cool during hot days of summer. You need a proper diet in summer.
The unbearable heat and hot winds in summer force you to pay attention to your diet and body, provide the food that the body needs to fulfill its needs, lack of proper food in your diet will give chance to the extreme temperature of summer cause many problems to your health. For example dehydration, skin allergies, vitamin and mineral deficiencies, irritability, lack of concentration, physical exhaustion, sleep problems indigestion, and food poisoning. People who are in the most danger though are infants, elderly people, and people with chronic diseases. so to overcome all this we need a proper diet, so now the question arises what food should we eat in summer to protect ourselves?
Here’s a list of cool food you should have in summer, food that should be in your diet, food that refreshes you and provides you with all the necessary vitamins and minerals-
Water is the most common drink or food, we have it everywhere but it is the most essential one. People often ignore it and don’t drink as much water as they should in summer. In winter drinking less water is acceptable to the body but in summer you need to drink more water, at least two liters or eight glasses of water every day. And during the warmer months, you should drink at least two and a half liters of water every day. During summer, our bodies sweat to stay cool, which can lead to dehydration, making it imperative that we drink more water so that we do not suffer from various illnesses caused by low body water levels. Sticking with water is the best way to stay hydrated and it has its benefits as well such as it increases Muscle Efficiency, Regulates Body Temperature, Improves Digestion, Prevents Dry Mouth Mental and Clarity Supple Skin.
Watermelon is a must in summer, they are the juiciest, coolest and healthiest food you can use in desserts, salads, drinks, and shakes. Watermelon contains 91.45 percent water and as we know dehydration is one the major problem in summers it helps a lot in fulfilling body water requirements and keeping us hydrated. They are also good for the stomach, it helps in weight loss and helps prevent many common health problems such as high blood pressure, heart disease, and common colds and flues.
Too much water now let’s get to something we can eat, salad in your diet is soo benefiting, rich in vitamins, minerals, carbohydrates, a salad has almost every nutrient a body needs but of course it all depends on what vegetables and fruits you put in a salad. Green leafy vegetables are just as they are packed with vitamins, minerals, and fiber but low in calories, they contain vitamin A which helps from harmful UV rays of the sun in summer, and they also reduce the risk of obesity, and heart disease, and high blood pressure. Tomatoes, curd, juicy fruits, you can almost add any food to a salad and it still tastes good. You should have a salad with the main course it increases the intake of vitamins and minerals you get in one dit and it also adds taste to food. salad helps in weight control and has lots of health benefits.
Nothing tastes better than freshly boiled sweet corn on a summer evening. And at the same time corn is high in starch and fiber helps in controlling blood sugar levels.it prevents aging. Corn is rich in vitamin C, which helps protect your cells from damage and prevents diseases like cancer. Yellow corn is good for eye health and helps prevent the lens damage that leads to cataracts in old age as it contains carotenoids lutein and zeaxanthin. and top of all this corn is very delicious, you can even put corn in a salad.
Curd is cooling, tasty, and light. Curd comes top 10 summer food almost everyone in summer eats curd, with lunch or dinner, like salad or they drink Lassi . one of the most refreshing drinks in summer .curd keeps us hydrated during hot summer, it boosts our energy level and helps us deal with the sweating and hot summer days. Curd contains calcium which helps in strengthening bones, and it also has protein and Vitamin D . it helps in reducing body cholesterol levels, reducing the risk of high blood pressure. It also reduces the risk of hypertension .you should definitely add curd to your summer diet as it’s tasty, you can have it in various ways as drinks, in a salad or simple and it is rich in vitamins.
Let’s be honest everyone loves chilled ice-cold beverages in hot summer, it’s just so refreshing and cooling, it could make a reason why you love summer. One of them is ice cold coffee, coffee is a day starter for many people and they can’t start without a coffee. so in the summertime, you should have ice-cold coffee, it hydrates you, refreshes you, and cools you down. You would be surprised to know that coffee makes you smart (yes you are dumb) as caffeine actually increases neuronal firing in the brain and release other neurotransmitters like dopamine and norepinephrine.it reduces the risk of skin cancer .coffee lowers the risk of type 2 diabetes and Alzheimer’s.yup coffee does not only helps you in staying awake and alert but it does help in all that too.
Something for non-vegetarian people, who love to eat, meat. salmon is a specific kind of wish with lots and lots of health benefits. salmon contains DHA and Omega-3 Fatty acids that are extremely good for the effective development of the human brain and early stages of life in the age groups of 3-10 its very beneficial. One of the best advantages of having salmon in summer is, that it keeps your body hydrated.it contains EPA which helps in the smooth functioning of the heart.it helps with ADHD and helps in increasing concentration and salmon is rich in Vitamin D which reduces the risk of cancer.
So enjoy this summer as much as you want but at the same time keep your health in check and add these foods to your diet. STAY HEALTHY, STAY COOL AND DON’T BE A FOOL.