Beat the heat with these cool remedies

Lifestyle Wednesday 16/May/2018 19:16 PM
By: Times News Service
Beat the heat with these cool remedies

Staying cool in hot weather can be easier with these top tips.
Bottom’s up
Staying hydrated is one of the most important things you can do to regulate your body temperature. While it certainly helps to carry a water bottle with you everywhere you go, you don’t have to stick to plain water in order to quench your thirst. Summer is all about fresh fruit and vegetables like cucumber, watermelon, berries and pineapples. Add slices of these juicy summer favourites to a pitcher of water, or simply make a fruit salad or smoothie.
Eat cool foods
Want to keep both your home and yourself cooler? On the hottest days of summer, skip labouring over a hot stove or opening and closing a blazing oven. Instead, opt for light, cook-free meals. Gazpacho, creative salads, lettuce wraps, summer rolls, hummus, and grape leaves are all great options for lunch and dinner, as are sweet or savoury yoghurt and cottage cheese parfaits for breakfast.
Take a dip
Getting cool by spending time in and around water? Before hitting the pool, beach or lake, be sure your tech is designed to handle all your outdoor fun. To get equipped, consider rugged wearable timepieces, like the WSD-F20 Pro Trek Smart Outdoor Watch, which is 50-metre water-resistant and a good choice for all your summer water activities. Use the altimeter, barometer, and compass, along with a full-colour map display, to explore lakes, rivers, and ocean vistas.
Dress right
On sweltering days, sweat less by selecting breathable, natural fibres for outfits and linens. Avoid polyester and other synthetics whenever possible. Loose, flowing garments are ideal choices for beating heat and humidity. This summer, stay cool with the right gear and habits.