Qatar is getting hotter day by day and summer is coming. While we take protection measures to shield ourselves from the scorching heat, food is usually the last thing that comes to our mind. But you would be surprised to learn that some foods can actually help to take a lot of the heat off (pun intended).
Avocados are not just trendy, healthy foods. They have the highest amount of monosaturated fatty acids that remove heat and toxins from the body, therefore cooling us down.
The alkaline nature in berries generates cold energy in the body, thus having a cooling effect. Berries are also high in water, which helps to release heat from the body.
If an image of an open coconut with a twisty straw by the beach comes to your mind, you know already that coconuts are a staple in the summer. Aside from the delicious water they harvest, their white flesh contains electrolytes that will keep you cool in the hot summer day.
Mint, a versatile herb, that can be used in many ways. You can drink it in smoothie or drop it in a glass of water. It is the perfect way to cool down on a hot summer day.
The water filled cucumber is a hydration champion and also a diuretic that will flush all the toxins out of your body. It is low in calories and crunchy and delicious.
You know how you sweat buckets when you eat spicy paper? That is actually helping you release heat. Spice up your foods this summer.
Citrus Fruits break down fatty acids and aid indigestion. This lessens the heat expenditure of your body and keep you cool.
Because bananas cause your tissue to shrink, you will absorb more water that will cool your body. They will be a sweet addition to your summer.
Try these foods with tasty recipes!
Written By: Bisrat Atalay Tasew
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