Five Suggestions Help You Have a Healthy Summer

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Post  gill on Wed Jun 29, 2011 10:24 am

During the summer, the hot weather always makes people easily suffer from a lot of diseases. In order to have a healthy body in summer, here are some effective suggestions for you.

First, the best condiment: vinegar
During the hot summer, people tend to sweat more. Drinking more vinegar can increase the concentration of the gastric acid, so as to help digestion and absorption, and promote the appetite. What's more, vinegar has a strong ability to inhibit the bacteria, so it can kill the purulent staphylococcus within a short time. And it is also effective for the prevention of some intestinal infectious diseases such as typhoid fever and dysentery. Moreover, during the summer, people will easily feel tired. Drinking more vinegar can help you relieve the fatigue and keep you full of energy.

Second, the best vegetable: bitter vegetables
The hot summer always make people low in spirits and lose the appetite. At this moment, it is very beneficial to eat some bitter vegetables. Bitter vegetables contain a lot of alkaloids, amino acids, bitter elements, vitamins and minerals, which have the functions of relieving the summer heat and restlessness, bringing down a fever, refreshing the brain, and promoting the digestion. Foods such as bitter gourd, bitter herbs, lettuce, celery, dandelion, lotus seeds and lily are all good choices.

Third, the best soup: tomato soup
Drinking more tomato soup not only can get enough nutrition, but also can supplement adequate water to the body. What's more, the lycopene contained in tomato also has certain effect of preventing against prostate cancer and protecting the heart.

Fourth, the best meat: duck
Duck is not only rich in protein and other nutrients needed by human body in summer, but also can prevent and treat some diseases. Duck is cold in nature, so it is very suitable for people who suffer from low-grade fever, weakness, constipation, and edema. It has the effects of nourishing the stomach and enriching the blood, so it is very beneficial for the physically weak people after disease. What's more, duck can soften the blood vessels, lower blood pressure, as well as prevent and cure arteriosclerosis, hypertension, heart disease and so on.

Fifth, the best drink: hot tea
Cold drinks or beverages are the best choice for many people during the hot summer. However, experts point out that, in fact, the best drink in summer is the ordinary hot tea. As the tea leaves are rich in potassium, which not only can relieve the thirst, but also can release the fatigue. According to British experts, experiments have shown that the cooling effect of hot tea greatly exceeds that of the cold drinks.


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