04 May 2015

How to keep yourself healthy in Summer

Summer fruits
Summer is a great season for everyone, for children it’s a holiday season that brings lots of fun, travelling and reunion time with uncle, aunt and grandparents. Summer is a great time for elders too as they find some relaxation from sending their kids to school and teaching them at nights. However, summer is also a season that needs lots of care for overall health as well; you have to take extra care for your skin and proper body hydration as well. Following are some tips to keep you healthy and fit in hot chilly summer days.

Tips for your skin

·         First and most important precaution you should take is to keep your body well hydrated because during hot season you swat a lot which decreases the amount of water and moisture from your body. You should drink plenty of water and watery drinks to keep your hydration level in balanced condition.

·                 Another important thing you should keep in mind is to avoid direct sun rays as much as you can, use scarf, cap or any suitable thing to cover your face, ears, head and bare body parts if your work does not permits you to stay inside home. Use any good sunscreen lotion to keep your face and put goggles to keep your eyes safe during the day out.

·        Avoid using highly publicized cold drinks instead use lemon drink, plain water, mango pana, Jaljeera
Summer vegetables
, coconut water, watermelon juice and other similar drinks to keep proper  moisture level of your skin.

·         Maintain proper hygiene, wash and cleanse your face thoroughly at least twice regularly to ensure proper blood circulation. You can use milk, honey, turmeric, papaya, cucumber, banana, yogurt, rose water and other similar natural items to make face mask and cleanser for getting a glowing skin even in summer days.

Tips on Diets        

One of the key factors to keep your body fit in summer season is to carefully monitor your diet and avoid foods that may cause problems in summer instead, use summer friendly foods to have a healthy body and a glowing smile on your face even in summer as well. Following are few tips on summer diets.

·         One of the most important things you should keep in mind if you want to avoid health complications in summer is to keep away from junk foods. Junk food contains too much carbohydrate and fats that may create problems especially in summer.

Raw mango drink
·         Avoid using cold drink for instant relief because they contain too much caffeine and sugar which may create harmful effects on your body. However, you can use plenty of other things to prepare drinks for yourself such as, raw mango, oranges, watermelon, curd, litchi, lemon, banana, coconut and other water rich fruits.

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Eat as much as vegetables as you can during summer, you can consume many vegetables in forms of Salad as well. Vegetables are good source for vitamin, minerals, fiber and other essential nutrients to keep you fit, some health friendly vegetables for summer includes  Karela(bitter gourd), pumpkin, snake gourd, onion, capsicum, cucumber, ash gourd, Avocados, eggplants, blueberries, zucchini, corn, carrot, hot peppers, tomatoes, lettuce, bottle gourd, mushrooms, green beans and a lot more.

Coconut water·         In summer season, you need to maintain your hydration level otherwise; you will be in the state of dehydration for sure. Use water based fruits as much as you can to avoid such situation, health friendly fruits for the summer season includes watermelon, oranges, litchis, pears, peaches, guava, papaya, kiwi fruit, mangoes, pineapple, bananas, grapes, cherries, strawberries, coconut, cantaloupes, figs and plenty more.

 Summer workouts

You can’t do hard and lengthy exercises during summer because it will soon exhausts you and cause you headaches, cramps and even fainting. Therefore, always perform light workout routines and that too in early morning or after the sun sets out. Swimming is one of the best exercises for the summer season; yoga routine such as Pranyam is good for these days as well. Moreover, you can also try simple meditation also during the early hours or late hours of the day. Avoid using tight fitting clothes during workouts instead wear loose clothes, never do exercise for too long instead break the routines into 4-5 sessions of short duration.

                                                                          Keeping you fit and healthy during summer is very much simple, you just need to follow the above tips and you can enjoy summer in full swing with the best of your health.

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2 comments:

  1. Useful tips...I actually try to follow them every summer...:-)

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    1. Yes Maniparna, these tips are quite common yet very effective. Thanks for visiting my blog and encouraging me.

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