An Ayurvedic Guide to Beat The Summer Heat

An Ayurvedic Guide to Beat The Summer Heat

The blazing sun and the sweltering heat can take a huge toll on your body. Although this year, most of us are avoiding being outside due to the lockdown, high temperatures can still have an adverse impact on our bodies. You need to escape the cruel summer heat and the soaring temperatures and adopt measures to stay cool without having to sacrifice your health and sanity!

No Sugar Summer Treats for Kids

No Sugar Summer Treats for Kids

Summer brings with it baskets of seasonal fruits like mango, chikoo, grapes, watermelon, figs and papaya. These seasonal fruits rich in micronutrients that help build immunity and they also provide a healthy dose of dietary fibre.

Foods To Avoid During The Summer

Foods To Avoid During The Summer

The scorching hot summer days are here and they can cause your body to get heated to an exponential degree. Indian summers are especially harsh, with temperatures soaring up to 38 to 40 degree Celsius. Phew! Headaches, hot flashes, dehydration, and heat strokes take a huge toll on our health. Knowing what to eat and what not to eat can help you get through the sweltering season unscathed.

Creative Ways to Incorporate Summer Fruits in Your Diet

Creative Ways to Incorporate Summer Fruits in Your Diet

As the days grow hotter, it becomes increasingly important to stay well hydrated. Apart from drinking sufficient water and fluids, it is also necessary to include a good portion of fresh fruits into your daily diet.

Fruits not only help keep you hydrated, but also provide you with essential vitamins, minerals and fibre. They help prevent vitamin C and vitamin A deficiencies. It is noted that people who eat fruit as part of an overall healthy diet generally have a reduced risk of chronic diseases. Fruits are also an important source of many nutrients, including potassium, fibre, vitamin C and folate.

Light Summer Dinners: Chilla Recipes

Light Summer Dinners: Chilla Recipes

It is common knowledge that people eat less and prefer cooling foods in hotter weather. In environments with higher temperatures, cooler food is more palatable. However, the general notion that eating less to get through the summer isn’t a healthy solution. Food is a vital source of energy. Eating the right food is important not just for energy but also helps to regulate heat levels for proper body functioning.
Summer and the significance of seasonal fruits

Summer and the significance of seasonal fruits

Our appetites generally take a dive in hot-humid or dry climates. Luckily, the summer brings with it an array of delicious, cooling and refreshing fruits. Marketplaces in India are lined with the freshest produce of the season such as sweet limes, pears, watermelons, papayas and of course mangoes. 

Beat that summer lethargy: Uses of rock salt

Beat that summer lethargy: Uses of rock salt

If you’ve noticed that you feel lazy, sluggish or less productive during the summer months, you’re not alone. We generally feel tired more easily than we normally do as the temperature gets hotter, and particularly during the initial weeks of summer as our body adjusts to the seasonal changes.

Understanding hydration

Understanding hydration

 Summer brings in its wake sweltering heat and a grim reminder of the significance of staying well hydrated. The key to staying safe in summer is to stay hydrated.

Packing A Picnic

Packing A Picnic

Summer is here and brings with it long days, hot temperatures and the picnic season! It’s absolutely idyllic to gather your loved ones, enjoy fun-filled outdoor activities, and eat lots of yummy food! We’ve rounded up fabulous picnic recipes, so all you have to do is whip them up and enjoy the day with your family and friends!

Staying Hydrated During Summer

Staying Hydrated During Summer

It’s no secret that water is very essential for us. Water is the fundamental source of life. Those who forge a commitment to drink ample water, develop a habit, and in due course learn to love it!
Hydrate your way through hot summers

Hydrate your way through hot summers

A change in season mandates a change in diet. The hot Indian summers tend to drain your body of important electrolytes. While water helps you stay hydrated, it isn’t enough. With increased temperatures and outdoor activities comes increased water and electrolyte loss through sweating and evaporation as your body works to stay cool. Hydration is extremely important in order to stay healthy in summers. Proper hydration helps in functioning of every system in your body, including your heart, brain and muscle
Healthy and Wholesome Summer Salads

Healthy and Wholesome Summer Salads

Summer is just around the corner. And an increase in temperature often brings about a decrease in appetite. It can be tough coming up with a menu for summer that is both appealing and nutritious. A great way to stay hydrated and energized in the hotter months is to incorporate a lot of salads into your meals. What’s more, with the addition of fruits, meat, protein rich pulses and more, the humble side dish can be transformed into a scrumptious main course.