Summer is already here and the scorching sun is out with the rise in temperature. With the increase in temperature, our body needs more water to keep it hydrated. In scorching weather our summer thirst increases and we have easily available options such as aerated and fizzy drinks that do more harm to the body than good. But quenching your thirst the right way is the must. Healthy and natural summer drinks are the best alternatives to beat the heat. Let’s look at some of the naturally available refreshing summer drinks to keep our body hydrated. Also, enjoy and make proper use of some seasonal fruits which are easily available or enjoyed only in summer.
It is saying that lassi is a Punjabi drink, which should be generally taken after a meal. It is an extremely refreshing summer drink, which is prepared with yogurt. It has its own importance that contributes to various health benefits. It helps in digestion, helps in building muscles, increases the energy level of the body. It helps in soothing the digestive track and protects the body from some summer-related diseases such as prickly heat (rashes), gastrointestinal problems etc. Lassi is rich in calcium and protein that improves your bone health.
It is highly impossible for we Indians to avoid king of all fruits or summer, mangoes. Aam Panna which is prepared from unripe mangoes (kaccha aam), mint, sugar, nd spices, is extremely heat resistant and protects from heat waves. It is sour in nature because of the presence of citric, oxalic and malic acid. It is refreshing and delicious in taste which prevents the excessive loss of sodium chloride and iron during excess sweating. In India, it is considered as a tonic against tuberculosis, anemia, cholera and dysentery.
Nimbu paani is one of easiest drink to prepare at home. It is prepared from freshly squeezed lemon, salt, and sugar. You may add more salt to get some instant energy. It eliminates unwanted elements and toxins from the body. Instantly stimulates the immune system and cleanses the skin. It also refreshes mood and balances pH level.
Starting your day by drinking a refreshing glass of jeera (cumin) water can help you in different ways. It removes all the toxins from the body and supports the immune system.It improves memory and helps you sleep better.It is also helpful in weight loss, digestion, and dehydration.
Extremely preferable drink because of its cooling and nourishing effects. It contains crucial minerals such as calcium, sodium, magnesium, potassium and phosphorous. It helps in dehydration and maintains the water level in the body. It also helps in weight gain, improves haemoglobin, indigestion and cardiovascular health.
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