Beat the Heat

Summers bring along with it the scorching heat, sweating and a host of several other heat-related issues.  With the change in season, the human body naturally needs a change in diet and lifestyle depending on the season. Let us try to Beat the Heat this summer with the following tips:

The right diet:

Switch to fresh & light meals regularly instead of heavy & stale junk food which tends to increase the heat in your body. Add on fruits & vegetables in your diet which are high in water content.

  1. Stay Hydrated:

Keep yourself well hydrated by drinking 2-3 liters of water daily. Make sure to carry a water bottle while traveling.

  1. Workout schedule:

Exercise can be restricted to the coolest hours of the day (early morning and evening) to avoid exhaustion.

  1. Get adequate sleep:

Limit your exposure to lights, and keep the space well ventilated to cool the room which may improve sleep quality.

  1. Eye care:

Wear protective eyewear when outdoors that can block the brightness and protect your eyes from the harmful ultraviolet rays.

  1. Skincare:

Applying sunscreen will help protect your skin from the harmful effects of UV rays.

  1. Wear the right clothes:

Wearing light-colored clothes, preferably cotton and loose-fitting will help in keeping the body cool.

  1. Avoid alcohol & caffeine:

Avoid aerated drinks, alcohol & caffeine which can dehydrate the body quickly. Substituting the same with water or flavored water can help in keeping the body hydrated.

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