Friday, 23 May 2014

Healthy Summer drink

Healthy Summer drink

If you think the only way to stay cool and hydrated is to rely on soft drinks, sodas or healthier side lemon water, chass...etc we bring to you Around 20 healthy cooling beverage options...stay tuned.

As the mercury soars across the country, we have for you some naturally cooling beverages that’ll help your body cope with the heat and stay healthy. A good way of staying comfortable is by consuming foods that are naturally cooling. Try these delicious options to beat the heat.

Naturally cooling beverages
1.Fresh lime & water (nimboo paani)
It’s best to have a nice chilled nimboo pani with salt, pepper and a little bit of sugar to stay cool.

2.Aam ka panna
This tangy drink full of ice and a mix of other juices is perfect for a hot summer afternoon.

3. Butter milk (chass)
Curd in general is an excellent coolant. Make a nice, light buttermilk with it, full of spices and lots of ice and stay fresh and hydrated through the day.

4.Sugarcane juice
Though it is comprised purely of sugar, it is comprised of the right sugar; that is unrefined sugar.

5. Coconut Water
Tender coconut water is not only delicious and full of health benefits; it also has excellent cooling properties. Easily available, especially in southern India, this should be a staple of anyone’s summer diet.

6.Barley water
Barley water is cooling and also brings down the heat content in the body.

7. Watermelon
You should be having lots of this crunchy, juicy fruit through the summer to stay cool and healthy. Along with being delicious, it’s also packed with antioxidants that are very good for you.

8.Mango Milkshake
Full of antioxidants like Vitamin A & C it helps protect from sunstroke.

9. Jaljeera
It is digestive keeps stomach cool in hot weather.

10. Kokum/ Solkadhi
Kokum, which is used extensively in Gujarat and Konkan cooking for its tangy flavours is considered very healthy and also has great cooling benefits.

11. Mint beverage
Mint is a cooling herb that can be had in many forms,simply add it to your drinking water for a subtle flavour.

12. Sattu (channa flour) drink
Regular consumption of Sattu protects from heat wave during hot season.

It has antioxidants, anti-flatulence, cooling properties.

14.Herbal iced tea with sabja
They are cooling and prevent heartburn and also relieves a bloated stomach.

15. Bel sherbat
The juice is very soothing and a great medicine for heatstroke.

16.Tamarind drink
Tamarind & mint have cooling properties, cumin & black salt aid in digestion.

Its refreshing, cooling and good thing to have during summers.

18.Cooling Ragi Kanji
Ragi helps cool our body especially keeps the stomach quite cool during summer.

19.Banana lassi
This combination helps to regulate the blood pressure also helps in low pressure that occurs in summer.

20.Saunf (fennel seed) sherbet
An awesome healthy drink recipe which is sure to improve your digestive functions and enhance your appetite at the same time keep you cool too.

Stay hydrated in the summer.

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