With no signs of rains coming any time soon and with the highest recorded temperature of 50.3 degree Celsius in India, the heat is getting unbearable.
Temperatures are soaring, and so are our electricity bills. Ever since the Adani Group has received the electricity distribution, electricity bills have nearly doubled and paying a bill of INR 9000 just for electricity is really making a dent on many of our savings.
It’s time to explore alternative options to help the body fight against this heat.
Here we have listed a few cooling items that you should definitely add to your diet to fight against the hot climate.
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Coconut water is one of the best summer drinks and is easily available and is fortunately not to heavy on the pocket. Get in touch with your local vendor and organise for a daily subscription of coconut water. He will deliver it to your door and it will be worth the 50 rupees a day, to start your day off on a healthy and hydrated note.
We’re are lucky to be living in a city full of fresh juice carts. Try a fresh cucumber juice or an orange juice, any any combination for that matter. All fruits are naturally cooling and are harmless as long as you add less or no sugar.
Whilst salads aren’t the most appealing lunch option for many, it does qualify as a good choice to keep you cool. Leafy veggies and cucumber are proven to be very beneficial in keeping your body cool due to the high amount of water content. Besides, it will be a good time to start eating salads if your looking to you loose a few pounds.
Cold soup can tick most of the boxes in my list, it’s healthy, delicious and filling. Even though it’s not easily available, it’s worth the search. You could make it at home as well with recipes available online!
A falafel wrap can do wonders in this heat. It’s an easy make-at-home option if you opt for packed lunch. All you need to do is, fry some falafels, chop some lettuce, tomatoes and cucumber, add a dash of chilli sauce and hummus and wrap it all up. Alternatively head to falafel’s, where you can make your own customised wrap for only INR 200.