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12 Foods That Will Keep You Cool This Summer
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Published: May 3, 2016

A persons normal body temperature is always 98.6 degrees, which varies during weather changes. The body can not cool itself and can cause problems in summer such as heat cramps, rashes, pimples and in some cases heat strokes.

To combat these problems you can eat these foods that will cool your body:

1. Watermelon

The water content in watermelon helps cool the body down, they are also easy to digest.

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2. Cucumbers

Being cool as a cucumber has some truth to it, cucumbers will hydrate you and keep you cool.

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3. Fish

Meats like beef and chicken increase your body temperature because it takes a lot to digest them, fish are easier to digest and packed full of protein.

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4. Strawberry

These fruits are also high in water content, full of vitamin C and help support healthy blood sugar.

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5. Peaches

A diet friendly snack peaches also contain vitamin C and A and promote healthy skin.

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Source: diabetes.sanofi.us

6. Mint (pudina)

Mint not only tastes cool but does have a cooling effect on the whole body. Drinking mint lemonade is sure to keep you cool in the summer.

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Source: speedyremedies.com

7. Apples

Apples not only aid you in weight loss they will make you feel full and cool you down.

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Source: vegkitchen.com

8. Cardamom (Elaichi)

Not something you want to eat in your biryani but something you can have with your tea. Elaichi aids in digestion and has detoxifying properties.

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9. Corn

Yes go get yourself some Makai. Corn has Vitamin B which lowers stress and is a good source of pantothenic acid.

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10. Coconut water

Fights the heat, replenishes all your electrolytes and combats dehydration.

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11. Pomegranate (Anar)

Drinking Pomegranate juice will lower your body temperature and has anti inflammatory properties.

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Source: medicaldaily.com

12. Leafy greens

Vegetables like spinach will give you important nutrients you need and keep you cool in the process. They’re also high in water content and easy to digest.

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Sadly ice cream does not keep you cool in the summer.