During the hot summer days you can make life a little more comfortable by giving your body certain types of food which can keep you cool and hydrated.
Eating seasonal food has its perks as nature knows best what to offer. A couple of fresh slices of watermelon can have a great effect on your body. It will give you much needed hydration, it will act as an internal air condition to your body and you cannot argue it’s a tasty treat.
You can find fresh cucumbers to be very hydrating and go well along most kinds of salads. You can eat cucumber slices combined with hummus or prepare a homemade green juice with lemon and cucumber, keeping your body vitaminized and hydrated.
The benefits of leafy greens are mentioned lots of time, but in this context you can see them as food rich with water content and very easy for digestion. Lettuce, kale, spinach, broccoli, cabbage are all greens that will not strain your body with digestion efforts, will give you needed minerals and will keep you cool.
Zucchini is a very versatile summer squash which whether eaten raw or cocked can be very enjoyable to eat. It has minerals and vitamins, and most important of all it can protect your body from free radicals which is important for hot summer days when you are exposed to sun damage.
Zucchini is also rich in potassium and has high levels of the antioxidant vitamin C which can help the lining of your blood cells, prevent high blood pressure and protect you from clogged arteries.