With more heat waves on the horizon, this time, summers are expected to be the hottest ever. Thus, extra preparation is required to protect self from harmful effect of the scorching heat.
Apart from using protection for skin from the sun, alteration in the diet in accordance with the weather is a must thing to keep your body healthy and energised.
Experts believe during summers food based detox are the best way to keep your battery recharged.
Here is the list of five such foods:
Watermelon:It is a great detoxification food. It contains high amounts of citrulline, potassium, Citrulline removes ammonia and other toxins from the body and potassium helps in maintaining the high amounts of sodium in our diets.
Cucumbers: Rich in water, contains fewer calories. it is beneficial in maintaining your urinary system moving.
Lemons: Lemon is a wonderful stimulant to the liver and is a dissolvent of uric acid and other poisons.
Mint leaves: They are very refreshing and improve digestion.
Green tea: Rich in polyphenols, it is a powerful antioxidant.