5 Foods That Will Keep You Cool This Summer
Summer is officially here in Western New York and that means hot humid days are ahead of us.
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We have already seen what summer has in store for us this week. Temperatures in the 80s with the heat index in the 90s make for some very hot and sweaty afternoons.
So besides sitting inside all day in the AC or spending the day on the lake how can you keep cool?
How about eating these foods. Yes, these foods are known for their cooling properties and will help keep you cool this summer.
Check 5 food that will keep you cool.
FRUIT - Fruits like watermelon, limes, and oranges all provide you with a tasty treat and keep you cool. The juices from these fruits will help keep hydrated and your body will have to work less in the heat so you will feel cooler.
CUCUMBERS - Cucumbers are a great way to keep you cool in the summer heat. Mainly full of water, cucumbers will help keep your body heat low and you can even place a couple of slices on your eyes to cool you down too.
CURDS - Remember Little Miss Muffett, eating her curds and whey? Curds are a great food to keep you cool. Add curds to your yogurt or just cold curd rice will keep you cool and refreshed this summer.
MINT - Chewing on mint gum or adding some mint leaves to an ice-cold drink not enhances the flavor but also encourages you to drink more. Mint is a great way to stay hydrated this summer.
ONIONS - Yes!! Onions can keep you cool this summer. Many people don't know that onions are great for keeping you cool. Raw or cooked it doesn't matter. Onions help protect you against sunstroke.