Top 6 Foods To Eat This Summer

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Summer is not just the time to change your wardrobe, but also your diet. Check out some foods that you should definitely eat this season!

  1. Curd/Yogurt

Curd is an excellent food for summer as it works as a delicious coolant in this weather. Make curd a part of your daily nutritional regime, and beat the terrible summer heat!

You can have buttermilk or lassi or you can even add fruits in your curd to make it taste better.

  1. Watermelon

Watermelon is another amazing summer food as it keeps you hydrated and energized. Loaded with vitamins & minerals, watermelon helps fight various diseases! Don’t miss out on this juicy and healthy fruit this season!

Remember not to buy the already chopped slices of watermelon by roadside vendors, as it can cause health problems like diarrhoea.

  1. Onions

Onions are magical in summer; they help us stay away from summer infections and diseases, if consumed daily. Eating raw onions also help prevent sun stroke!

Stay away from illness and keep your body cool by consuming lots of onions this season.

  1. Cucumber

From preventing constipation to reducing blood pressure and keeping us hydrated, cucumbers do it all! Additionally, it also helps people with diabetes and arthritis.

Have cucumber slices in your salad this summer and stay as cool as a cucumber!

  1. Green veggies

Green vegetables like Bitter gourd (karela), Bottle gourd (lauki), Ridged gourd (turai) etc. are very essential to have in summer because of their high water content, and also because of their power of fighting various diseases like digestive issues, hypertension, etc.

  1. Melons

Melons are considered to be the favourites of this season. With their high water content, they keep us fresh and refreshed in the scorching summer heat.

Don’t let summers drain you out, munch on these superfoods and stay fresh this season!

8 Steps towards a Healthy Summer

Summer is already here and you know what that means, we got to be summer healthy.

Check out the tips below and let’s get ready for a healthy summer –


  1. Get merry with berries – Give your diet a berry boost by having a cup of mixed berries—blackberries, blueberries, cranberries, raspberries and strawberries every day. These berries are known to top the charts in antioxidant power, protecting your body against inflammation and free radicals. They are also rich in fiber, which helps in lowering the cholesterol level and may even play a role in reducing the risk of some cancers.
  2. Plant a garden to do away with stress – Potted plants around the home and office greatly improves people’s mood and reduces the likelihood of stress-related depression and helps in better concentration.
  3. Floss daily – Most of us forget about flossing or are unaware of its importance. However, flossing improves the overall health of the body by reducing oral bacteria. It helps clean the gap between your teeth so that you’re less likely to get gum infections or cavities from bacteria build-up.
  4. Move out to exercise – Winters are officially over and gone are the days of lazy mornings. Summer is the perfect time to improve your health as you can pick up an interesting outdoor activity to lose those extra pounds which you gained in the winters. You can pick activities like, hiking, swimming, cycling or taking a nature walk.
  5. Taking care of your eyes – Hot summer months and outdoor activities are a favorite treat of the season, but can take a toll on our eyes. A good pair of sunglasses looks after your eyes by keeping the excessive sunlight, dust and heat at bay.
  6. It is vacation time – Traveling the world and exploring new places can definitely change your life. But, it can also make you a healthier and a better version of yourself. It has been found to lower the risk of heart attack and death from coronary disease. And it also creates a great bonding time between family and friends. So, what’s your next destination?
  7. Go light on the alcohol –Too much alcohol can increase the risk dehydration. Swap alcohol with other cool and healthy alternatives for a perfect summer time.
  8. Skin care in summers – Since it’s the season where you would be spending most of your time outside your home, it’s necessary to take care of your skin. Exposure to the sun for long duration can lead to premature aging of the skin, wrinkles and marks. Add a layer of sunscreen whenever you go out accompanied with a hat to avoid direct sun rays.

So, these are 8 simple steps to boost your health this summer. Have a happy and a healthy summer!