Some important Tips for staying cool and healthy in this Summer season :

Woman Doing Yuga on SeashoreEverybody have dealt with summer heat and have hated it most of the time.A number of problems arise like sweat,dehydration,skin eruptions this summer.So to fight against these diseases it is important to consume more Alkaline foods in order to fight the heat in the body.Use water-rich foods that will not only re-hydrate body but also have antioxidants that keep healthy.
                   Here are some ways to keep cool and healthy this summer and make sure follow them to beat the heat......................
1. Avoid foods that heat you up :- The foods like sour fruits,beetroots,citrus fruits,and carrots that tend to heat up your body.Limit the intake of garlic,chili,tomato,sour cream and salted cheese to avoid hampering your system.Add more salads as they are cooling,especially when eaten for lunch.You should try to avoid dark meats because they heat up your body.
2. Use Pitta Pacifying Foods :- Add up on water-rich fruits like watermelon,apples,pears,plums,prunes and berries.Utilize vegetables like broccoli,asparagus,cucumber and Brussels sprouts.
3. Use Coconut Oil To Your Rescue :- According to Ayurveda,in the morning as a part of daily routine,rub 5-6 ounces of Coconut oil on your body before taking a bath which gives a calming,cooling and soothing effect to the skin.You may apply Sunflower oil alternatively.
4. Take Meal At The Right Time :-Everyday eat when your digestive fire is at its strongest which is during mid-day.If you missing your lunch during summers is equal to upsetting your pitta dosha that further makes you feel irritated and cranky.
5. Avoid Strenuous Exercise :- It is evergreen good to Exercise early in the morning as it is coolest part of the day.If you engaging in vigorous exercises during other parts of the day may cause heat up the body only to harm.
6. Hot Water and Drinks Be Avoided :- Hot Drinking will bring an upset pitta dosha,so you must always choose to drink beverages at room temperature in order to balance it.
7. Avoid Ice Cold Drinks :- This drinks create toxins and only inhibit digestion.Your digestive system has a digestive fire that is responsible for converting food in to energy.Drinking chilled is almost like putting off the digestive fire causing various health problems.
8. Use Cooling Oils :- Jasmine,Sandalwood,Khus are cooling oil and bring these oils to your rescue.Not only do they have a soothing aroma,but also are known to have cooling elements.

Post a comment