Dietary Habits For Summers

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So the scorching summers are here and if weather predictions are to be believed then these summers are going to be the hottest till now. The temperature that we are witnessing recently is the perfect example for this. Hence one needs to take a good number of precautions to have a healthy season. Diet surely plays a very important role in this. Taking a fatty diet can cause tiredness at a great level and lead to exhaustion becoming an obstruction in our routine work.

First and foremost thing that we need to do is to drink lots of fluids. Now these not necessarily be only water because many people find it tasteless and hence don’t like to drink plain water. You can go for other fluids like energy drinks, natural fruit juices and so many other options. While taking energy drinks you need to be a little careful as these might have caffeine and over-consumption of caffeine too is very bad for health. The bottom line is drink lots of fluids to flush out toxins from your body.

Eat a balanced diet and reduce the amount of oil and fatty products you consume. These not only will cause problems like obesity, cholesterol but also slows down the metabolism of the body and hence reduces your pace. The time you eat and how you sit while eating also plays a very important role. Try to eat at same time each day and at regular intervals as well. For the people who are dieting, consume more of fruits and liquids. It is advisable to you not to go out at wee hours of sun as your energy levels are already low.

If you are taking any medicines, make sure to ask your doctor about its side effects and how can you reduce them. Many medicines cause acidity which can be countered by consuming more water.

You must also try to increase the amount of protein content in your diet. Protein converts the fat in  muscles and hence you will be doing double the exercise without any increased efforts. Non-vegetarians can get it by consuming meat but this also must be taken in small proportions. For vegetarians, you might want to consume products like soy and tofu for you protein needs in addition to pulses.

A good way to increase your activities is to exercise and physical activities on a regular basis or at least as often as you schedule allows you for. This will keep you healthy and active which is a key requirement for summers.

Increase the amount of vegetables and fruits in your daily foods. These increase your energy and take care of your digestive system as well. Fruits have a lot of water content and help you to be hydrated. Also no matter if you are on a diet or not you must consume a fruit each day. Because you will be well hydrated, you will see a lot of good glow and changes in your skin too.

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