Maintaining health during the summer season

Every season has its characteristics according to which we should maintain our health and weight—the article below talk-over the same during the summer season.

We are familiar with the concept “Health is Wealth.” But sometimes it slips from our minds, and we stop taking our health seriously. It is the reason we fall ill more often than healthy people, that’s why being healthy should be your regime 365 days.

In India, we have the summer season starting from March till mid-October, which means more than half of the year, we face the scorching sun every day. Being exposed to the sun increases the chance of catching certain diseases, like sunburn, dehydration, hypothermia, skin allergies, chickenpox, etc.

Therefore, it is essential to follow some are health guidelines to avoid the above problems. The tips are as follows:

  • Drink plenty of water

During summers, there are high chances of having dehydration due to sweat and heat. Keep your body hydrated by drinking 3 to 4 liters of water every day.

  • Avoid eating oily food

Eating oily and greasy food raises the temperature of the body and makes you feel heavy bloated. Rather eat fruits and vegetables rich in water in fiber content like watermelon, cucumber, onions, mangoes, etc.

  • Eat light meals

Heavy meals take time to digest in summers and can make your stomach upset. So, consider taking light meals like fruit salads, eggs, leafy vegetables, broths, juices, etc.

  • Avoid outdoor activities during the day

After 12 or 12:30 pm, the temperature starts peaking, and dry, gusty summer winds are blowing, which are harmful to your eyes and skin. Hence, step out before the sun has risen or after it sets.

  • Protect your skin from UV rays

Whenever you are going out, don’t forget to apply sunblock. Also, carry a scarf, cap, or hat for extra protection.

  • Wear light cotton clothes

During summers, go for cotton clothing so that air could pass through easily. Moreover, wear light color clothes as they are a good reflector of heat and keep you cool.

  • Add flavors to your water

Plain water can be boring sometimes. That’s why you could add some exciting flavor to your water. Like, chia seeds, mint, lemon, cumin seeds, etc.

Hence, if you don’t want to be sick most of the time or want to avoid it in the future, start working on your health accordingly.

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