In this sultry summer season, you really need to have a healthy food list to beat too much heat that leads to imbalances such as insomnia, high blood pressure, inflammation. So to keep away from these you need to follow a low-balanced diet for this summer. These 5 tips for eating in summer will keep your body temperature down when it’s hot outside.
Eating healthy and fresh vegetables in this season, raw vegetables are always cooling, but with their watery nature, these 5 veggies are especially good at bringing your temperature down. Cucumbers, radishes, lettuce, celery, spinach these fresh vegetables are so good for this sultry season.
Fish, especially Shellfish:
Again tapping into the ocean’s coolness, Chinese medicine recognizes most fish as cool, and shellfish as cold in nature. Shellfish is known for its cooling nature and these are one of the best ways to maintain cool in your body.
Drink lots of water:
This one is obvious, but it can’t be repeated enough. Drinking lots of water a day will balance the body water and will help you to dehydrate your body. This is the easiest way to overcome the humid summer season.
Be careful not to go overboard:
It might be tempting to stick with what comes straight out of the refrigerator when the sun is blazing outside, so please try to avoid the cold foods when you are just back from sun.
Cooling Herbs :
These are just a few of the herbs that are known to bring your body’s heat to cooler. Some, like plantain, chickweed, dandelion, and cilantro make excellent additions to your salads. This can really help you to decrease the heat and at the same time keep you healthy.