Top four ways to stay well hydrated in summer

Summer has just arrived! The scorching heat will definitely take a toll on your health. During the summer months, One of the major health issues that most people get affected is dehydration. Dehydration is a loss of total body water with an accompanying disruption of metabolic processes. This health issue occurs due to various factors such as exercise, or the rising temperatures.

In this article, we present a few effective ways to stay well hydrated during summer.

1.    Always carry a water bottle. One the thing that you must remember to carry when you step out in the sun is to carry a water bottle. Remember to keep sipping on water.

2.    Consume a diet rich in nutrients. During summer, it is very essential to eat fresh fruits and vegetables that are high in water content. On the other hand, you must avoid processed foods as they are low in water content and all the vital nutrients that your body needs. Fruits like watermelon, and strawberries must be incorporated into your diet. Some vegetables like Celery, Tomatoes, Bell peppers, and spinach should be eaten on a regular basis.

3.    Replace with supplement water. When you exercise in heat, you should replace water with other fluid supplements, which contain electrolytes and carbohydrates. By consuming these fluids, it prevents from hyponatremia (which is a condition in which you have low blood sodium content).

4.    Make it a habit to drink Coconut water. Coconut water is extremely beneficial for your health. It is high in sodium, calcium, magnesium and potassium. During hot weather, coconut water comes handy, as it is a good substitute in replace of water. It refills the lost fluid content and electrolytes from your body.

-Akhila kakarala
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