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Drinks To Keep Hydrated This Summer

Summer is upon us, and these drinks are a must when the heat gets to you! Keep yourself hydrated, energized, and ready for a stunning summer!

By Aditi Mudgal
03 April 2022

Bored of drinking regular old water? While summer is all about staying hydrated, there’s no reason to make do with water when there’s a whole world of drinks to be explored! Staying hydrated throughout summer is crucial when you don’t want to suffer from a heat stroke and remain energised throughout the day.

 

Whether you’re planning to be more active this summer or need a drink to cool you down, these drinks will do their job perfectly.

 

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To Relieve Headaches

When you’re out on a scorching day, a headache is expected. Constant exposure to high temperatures can not only put a dampener on your mood but stress your mind too. However, as nutritionist Pooja Makhija puts it, this famous concoction won’t just relieve your headache but promote good skin, memory, and much more!

 

 

For best results, it’s ideal to drink it as soon as it’s been prepared. It’s a drink loaded with antioxidants and natural goodness!

 

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For Good Sleep

Being out and about can make you dehydrated without even realising it. A common side-effect of dehydration is poor quality sleep. However, following expert nutritionist Rujuta Diwekar’s milk and cashew combination, good sleep won’t seem like a distant dream. The simple recipe can be prepared within minutes when you have all the ingredients prepped and ready to go.

 

 

Cashews are great for your brain and bone health, and strengthen your immunity . Drinking this delicious and healthy drink before bed is ideal when you’re looking to get better sleep.

 

To Cool You Down

It won’t just be your phone and laptop overheating this summer when you’re out all the time. If you’re coming back home low on energy and feeling extremely overheated, this watermelon cooler will do the trick. Fitness trainer Yasmin Karachiwala makes a healthy drink that can be made within minutes.

 

 

Mint leaves are rich in calcium and vitamins C, D, and E. Watermelon has a high water content which keeps you hydrated, and tastes delicious besides!

 

To Quench Your Thirst

Nothing can stir up childhood memories like a good old glass of lemonade ( masala shikanji). When you’re looking to quench your thirst with something delicious reminiscent of your childhood, give this easy lemonade by chef Kunal Kapur a try. The perfect blend of spices in the drink boosts your heart health, while the lemons add the perfect dose of Vitamin C.

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by Kunal Kapur (@chefkunal)

 

Make a big batch to share with your family and friends after a particularly sweltering day.

 

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To Energise You

When you’re looking for a quick spritzer to energise you while cooling you down, take some notes from chef Sanjeev Kapoor’s Amla cooler. In his own words, ‘it is perfect for summer,’ and we couldn’t agree more! The refreshing combination of amla and honey will get you feeling normal with a boost of energy in no time.

 

 

Amla not only flushes out toxins from the body but also supports healthy liver function. Honey contains a variety of nutrients along with antioxidants and is a holistic food to add to any diet.

 

With these cooling and relieving drinks, summer is sure to pass a lot faster. Ensure you enjoy your time outdoors and indoors during this weather by staying cool with these drinks!

 

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