Summer is the season when we need to take utmost precautions. Although we should always take good care of our health round the year, in summer we need to take even more precautions of our body and health. Irrespective of any season we must follow certain good practices towards our health.
WORDS: JOJO VARGHESE
DURING summer we have to drink more water. It will help us regain the energy level of our body, to relieve fatigue, reduce body weight and to flush out all the toxins from our body. So drink 10 glassesof water daily.
During summer try to eat less spicy food as it will harm your stomach and you will face difficulty for digestion. Try to eat fruits and vegetables and make vegetables with less spice.
Try to drink one glass of butter milk daily after your food asit will help you cool the body. Curd is another important food for summer. Eat as much as you can. You can have the same with your breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Add more vegetables and fruits in your daily diet plan. It will help you to reduce the heat of your body and give you more proteins.
Include bananas, watermelon, oranges and papaya in your daily diet. Try to eat watermelon daily after your dinner. It will give more water for your body.
If you are coming from outside, don’t drink chilled water as it will harm you.
Do keep a pot in the kitchen or your bedroom and try to drink it frequently. If you want to keep the water cool, cover the pot with a wet towel.
Try to cover your face and neck with a cloth as it will help prevent sunstroke. Wakeup early and go for a morning walk for at least half an hour or an hour. Take light breakfast and avoid excess oily foods.