Summers are here and staying hydrated throughout the day is the basic necessity to survive the heat waves. If you aren’t hydrated throughout the day there are chances you might feel dizzy, tired, and you might even faint in the middle of the day. Check out the list containing the best drinks and food to have in summers.
Benefits of Water Intake:
To continue working to your full-potential and running through your day smoothly ensure that you take in lots and lots of water and other drinks. Many dieticians say that during summers there is a huge water loss in our body in the form of sweat. And if a subsequent amount of water is not taken into the body again then you will definitely dehydrate.
Best Drinks and Food to have in Summers:
Here’s a list of drinks and food with a high water content which you can take during the day to avoid getting dehydrated and staying all fit and fine throughout the season:
1. Lemongrass Tea
Lemongrass also contains substances that are thought to relieve pain and swelling, reduce fever, improve levels of sugar and cholesterol in the blood, stimulate the uterus and menstrual flow, and have antioxidant properties.
It is absolutely beneficial for the body and the skin and helps the human body in numerous ways. This, when combined with water, can not only increase the water intake in your body but will also help your body in various other ways.
The citrus component of this tea helps in proper digestion and the cooling energy helps in treating the digestive problems such as bloating, constipation, and indigestion. *So people ensure you have a cup of this each day*
2. Basil Seed Lemonade
Basil seeds are known to lower the body temperatures, soothe your stomach burns, and also help in the formation of new skin cells. The ailment by basil seeds is something one needs to keep in mind in this summer season.
The body temperature goes up by a notch in the hot summer season and to cool down will prevent you from getting a fever and many more diseases which will bring you down for a few days. *And of course who wants to be on the bed when they can go out and chill with their friends*.
Lemonade already has a lot of benefits to the human body. This simple drink is tasty and keeps you hydrated all day long. Clear skin, hydrated body, and of course the yummy taste makes it a must-have in this summer season.
3. Khus Sharbat
The combination of khus syrup along with water is one of the most beneficial drinks to have in summers. Summer season can make you sick, you might get fever due to rising temperatures or a heat stroke and what not.
Staying cool and keeping your body temperature right at the same time is something you have to manage. If your body temperature stays at bay and you can keep it calm and cool you might actually feel that you can enjoy a lot in this season despite the heat.
Khus Sharbat also acts as an anti-oxidant which is really great for your skin. All the pigmentation and the sunburn that you might get are less likely to occur if you have an adequate intake of this Sharbat. Having this Sharbat every day during the summers would keep you hydrated and glowing.
4. Chia Seeds
Chia Seeds are the most powerful sources of plant-based protein on the planet. These seeds can absorb up to 10 times their weight in water which eventually helps the human body to stay hydrated.
Chia seeds make the most of the summer season as you will never feel thirsty. A spoonful of this chia seeds soaked overnight would really make sure that you stay energised tomorrow.
Apart from keeping you hydrated adding a spoonful of chia seeds to your everyday diet would also increase your energy levels, stamina, and overall endurance. So soak some Chia seeds in water and stay full of energy the whole day.
5. Fenugreek Seed
Fenugreek seed has a lot of positive effects on our body. They can increase the digestion and also help in lowering the body temperature. You can either eat it directly or soak it in water overnight.
Having a spoonful of fenugreek seed will keep your body temperature down throughout the day. Tackling the heat waves is quite tricky at times and one often comes down with a stomach infection or a fever.
Staying fit and healthy is a necessity to enjoy the summer season. So stay healthy and ensure that you have lowered down your body temperatures so that you can flaunt and hop around.
6. Bottle Gourd
I know most of you would have already skipped this part as soon as they saw Bottle Gourd. But, the truth is that this very vegetable contains 93% of water. Yes, this vegetable alone can keep you hydrated throughout the day and help you beat all the Gurgaon heat.
Consuming bottle gourd can actually replenish the loss of water content due to heat and excessive sweating. If you can’t eat the whole thing in the form of a vegetable then you always have it in the form of a juice.
Bottle gourd juice will not only replenish the water loss in your body but would also help in treating the burning sensation in your stomach.