With the temperature rising rapidly, it is imperative that we start hydrating our bodies by taking in more liquids as they help our skin, digestive system and also work like magic in energizing our bodies in the scorching heat. Thus, it is important that we constantly remind ourselves to drink more liquids to prevent our bodies from getting dehydrated in the summers.
Water can become quite boring and dull to drink, hence we present to you 6 great summer drinks that will make you feel refreshed and healthy during this season.
Cleansing Cucumber Lemonade
Lemonade is a classic and the most sought-after drink to have during the scorching heat of the summers. Nimbu Paani, as they call it in India, is the most refreshing and healthy drink. Nutritionally, it is as good as water, if not better. Lemon is a detoxifying agent, so the lemonade keeps you hydrated and eliminates the toxins from the body while also helping it run smoothly. Adding to it is the cucumber which is another refreshing element.
Ginger, Lime and Mint Flavoured Sparkling Water
Plain water doesn’t always satisfy your thirst and give you’re a kick, but this drink is perfect for that. All three ingredients serve a different purpose and have different benefits, but when they are served together they treat the body with immune boosting, anti-inflammatory, and stomach-soothing effects. Enjoy the zesty flavour of this cool and sparkling drink that tastes almost like Ginger Mojito.
Cool Down Hibiscus Iced Tea
Have you ever imagined having a flower flavoured Iced Tea? What do you think it would taste like? Weird, tasty, or maybe tasteless?
Well, let’s see!
Thisdrink, although exotic, provides the same cool down effect and has the same refreshing properties of water or even lemonade. However, it is a more flavourful alternative to its counterpart. Definitely worth a try!
Healthy Lemon-Ginger Sparkling Water
Lemon and ginger seem like a weird combination right? But this sweet and sour tasting drink is both refreshing and very beneficial to the body. Lemon is a great source of Vitamin C and when added to sparkling water, this drink is like ginger ale with an extra twist. Trying this drink during summers can be a good idea if you are feeling under the weather, because it helps alleviate symptoms of lethargy.
With its concentration of electrolytes and vitamins, this drink works like magic on anybody who has any illness—whether a fever, bad stomach or tiredness.
Coconut water is a great way to replenish the system when it has been depleted of energy, nutrients, or when it just needs a little push on a slow and exhausting day. Another form of coconut—coconut milk is a tastier, healthier and much more refreshing option.
Strawberry is something we all love, whether it’s in the form of ice-cream, milkshake or even the whole fruit. One can never go wrong with anything made exclusively out of this amazing berry, especially in terms of taste. Apart from zesty taste, strawberries have great potential to protect your heart, lower blood pressure and guard against cancer. It os packed with vitamins, fibre and antioxidents so it is the perfect drink for summer!
So stay hydrated and refreshed with these exotic drinks this summer!