With the weather in the city revolving hot and sultry, it is a good time to enlarge your intake of fluids and take special precautions if spending long hours outdoors.To keep our body cool, we cannot for all time depend upon fans, coolers. To remove the heat from our body, it is very important to use some natural things. There are different food items which keep our body cool as well as provide nutrition to our body.
The following foods work to help your body control its temperature and keep you cooler: mushrooms, citrus fruit, lemon balm, and mint. Spicy foods can as well help by causing you to sweat more as the sweat evaporates, it cools you down. Snacking on frozen melon cubes or berries is as well smart way to cool down.
Wear light-weight, loose cotton clothing, cotton is a fabric that “breathes” and as well absorbs moisture from perspiration. Avoid weighty shoes and socks, opting for sandals instead. Dress in light weight and light colored clothing such as a stylish looking T-shirt. Keeping yourself well-hydrated throughout the day is essential. Don’t wait until you feel thirsty, maintain sipping on liquids in between. For those who indulge in rigorous outdoor exercises, taking a water break every twenty minutes is necessary.