Some dietary tips which will help you in being fit and healthy in summers are as follows-
1.Keep yourself hydrated.
Keeping yourself hydrated is the best way to keep your body cool. Also it prevents the body from releasing heat in an efficient manner. Drink at least 2-4 liters of water through out the day. You can also have lemon juice, coconut water, Butter milk, Green tea and fresh fruit juices(without sugar) as well ,which will not only help in hydrating but it wll provide the essential minerals and vitamins to the body.
2. Eat lots of fresh fruits and vegetables. Eat lots of melons.
3. In summers try and avoid fried and fatty foods as it has a thermal effect on body. Eat a light and nutritious diet.
4. Avoid caffeinated or carbonated beverages, alcoholic beverages â€“As these drinks are acidic in nature and act as diuretics. They cause loss of fluids through urine. Soft drinks also reduce mineral levels in the body to such an extent that enzymes are unable to function well resulting in indigestion. And actually interfere with the bodyâ€™s very own cooling mechanism
5. Try fish as an alternative of red meat and chicken. As fish is not only cooler on consumption but also provides essential fatty acids like Omega 3 and omega 6 which is good for a healthy heart and body and many ways.
TIP - Use Tulsi seeds in your drinks which has a very cooling effect on body.