HOT! I am sure that the word which most people are thinking of or saying the most is ‘hot’. This is why today we are going to talk about something to shake off the heat and also good for your health at the same time. There are various ways to shake off the heat such as taking a shower frequently, walking around the mall or finding something cool to eat or drink. What we have for you today is a list of fruits which will help you shake off the heat.
Watermelons are composed of ‘water’ which plays the role to prevent heat shock. Watermelons also help protect our skin. So I think the ladies will like it. Guavas help reduce body heat and also have high vitamin C which helps prevent free radicals. Guavas also have levels of potassium, stabilising our blood pressure and supplementing minerals lost by sweating. Passion fruit will help lower blood pressure for those who have high blood pressure problem, aggravated during summer time. In addition, passion fruits also contain potassium, fibre, vitamin A and vitamin C.
Coconut juice has a cooling effect and lots of nutrition. It drives away thirst and increases urine quantity. There has been a study showing that coconut juice contains estrogen (a type of female hormone) which helps prevent wrinkles. It is a drink which comes purely from nature and is good for your health. Coconut water is also good to drink when you have diarrhea or feel dehydrated. The natural sugar will help freshen your body and it is easily absorbed.
Other than that, it is also composed of high fat and protein. Pears have an even better cooling effect. It helps decrease the body temperature and drive away thirst. Pears have a lot of fibre which help prevent colonic carcinoma. It also helps to stabilise sugar levels in our body and decreases the cholesterol level in your blood. Oranges also have a cooling effect. With a sweet and sour taste, oranges help drive away your thirst and add moisture to your body. It even helps soothe a hangover! Last but not least, mangoes also have a cooling effect and helps cure thirst. With a sweet and sour taste, it helps nourish your stomach.
Ripe mangoes are good on burns and helps relieve the pain. Other than the abovementioned fruits, the most important thing we cannot forget is water! Water is the most common substance around us that can play a major role in shaking away the heat and preventing dehydration, heat shock, headache, nauseous and mouth ulcer. So don’t forget to take care of your health and your loved ones during this hot summer. Eating food which is nutritious with a cooling effect is probably the best option for most people. Most importantly, don’t forget to carry around a bottle of clean water with you at all times!