8 Tips For Staying Healthy In Summers

8 Tips For Staying Healthy In Summers

Writer: Nimisha

Who doesn’t love the lazy hazy crazy days of summers?
YES! It’s time again to get ready for the scorching sun as well as the heat. Since summers announces a plethora of problems, look and feel your best with these fresh ideas for your healthiest season ever!

1) What to WEAR?

Dark colours absorb more heat, and tight clothes are a big no due to their high level of uncomfortability.  Sunglasses are chic and functional! Put up a beautiful summer cap to avoid UV rays. Sunscreens are meant for those nasty sunburn. If you get dressed this way, you can go a long way in keeping yourself comfortable during that excessive heat exposure.

2) Drink GREEN TEA

Green Tea? NOO WAY!
Whats on your check list this summer though?
– Low blood pressure, controlled Cholesterol, controlled Diabetes, beautiful skin and for sure, weight loss!
These are some of the many benefits you might gain from the cup of tea! Mind you, Green tea. Green tea has a natural component that helps speed up your metabolism.
So GOOO. Grab a cup of tea for you, NOW!

3) Enjoy a bowl of WATERMELON

92% water fruit, Watermelon is one of the lowest in calories. This beautiful looking fruit is actually jam-packed with tons of health benefits. It keeps you hydrated, reduces inflammation during summers, improves immunity making itself a truly perfect summertime snack.

Iced Tea (Google Pic)

4) Tall glass of ICED-TEA PLEASE!

Sure, a tall glass of iced tea on a hot day is refreshing, but did you know it can also be healthy for your body?
Studies show if you drink Iced Tea regularly, you may lower your risk of Alzheimer’s and diabetes, plus have healthier teeth and gums and stronger bones. This tea is rich in antioxidants called flavonoids.
So? Which flavour would you have? Lemon? Peach? Or Orange?

5) Lets prepare CORN CHAT!

Corn, known for its pleasant taste have  antioxidants like lutein and zeaxanthin, that may act like natural sunglasses, helping to form macular pigments that filters out some of the sun’s damaging rays. It is a rich source of Vitamin A and C, preventing skin damage and hair damage that is very evident during the scorching heat.

6) Compromising with WORKOUT? Don’t!

Obviously, its overwhelming while exercising in the hot and humid weather. So why not check out certain tips for summer workouts? Be flexible about when you work out. Take a cold shower before it. It cools you down. Hit the trails in shady woods and slow down your pace.
Always take that energy drink before and after the work out. They keep you hydrated and happy!

Healthy Eating (Google Pic)

7) Can you pass that bowl of  YUMMY FRUIT SALAD?

Time to satisfy the taste buds and refresh the body. Lets have a bowl full of summer fruit salad.
Summer fruits are very high in Vitamins and minerals, anti-oxidents and fiber. So? What are you waiting for? Put them all in a bowl! Some papayas, mangoes, cherries, pineapple, melon and what not.
Summers are here! Enjoy these healthy delicacies.

8) Punjabiyan di SHAAN, ‘LASSI’

Lassi is a delicious coolant and has countless number of good bacteria. It hydrates your skin, is extremely rich in protein and calcium. Take a cup of water, a bowl of yogurt, mint leaves, salt and then mix it up and serve chilled. What can be easier than this, good in taste & healthy for stomach too.

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