By Fakeha Anis
The summer season brings along the scorching heat, dehydration, fatigue etc. With the increase in temperature, it becomes bound for all of us to look after our health so that we do not suffer from serious health complications in near future. Fruits are necessary to keep vitamin deficiencies and dehydration at bay. Many people miss out on the enormous amount of nutrition fruits provide us with. Every season, some seasonal fruits pop up on trees. These fruits help in bracing an individual to fight against the harsh conditions with which that season comes with. With summers also, there comes some nutrient-rich fruits which one can add in their diet to keep one’s bodies nourished. Here are some of them:
- Mango: Also referred to as ‘the king of fruits’, mangoes hold a special place in our hearts and tummies too. They are rich in iron, potassium, calcium, vitamin A and C. Mangoes fulfill fiber requirements of our body too. A regular consumption of mangoes can help in reducing cholesterol levels of our body, thereby keeping the cardiovascular system healthy.
- Water melon: Summers and watermelon go hand in hand. This red, juicy fruit is best because of the hydration (as it is mainly composed of water) and cooling effect it gives to the body. It is also rich in vitamin A and C, amino acids. Watermelon contains lycopene, a pigment that contributes to bone and heart health.
- Muskmelon: This fruit is loaded with vitamin A and C. It also contains lutein and zeaxanthin, both of which are believed to improve eyesight.
- Litchi: These are spotted on every fruit stall during summers. Litchi is a powerhouse of polyphenols besides having potassium, vitamin B and C.
- Plums: It comes as a cure for digestive problems as it is enriched with sorbitol, isatin and dietary fibers all of which ease out an upset gut. Somebody who is looking to lose weight should include plums in their diet. A small one has only 30 calories in it.
Go add them in your daily diet and reap the maximum benefits of them. Beat the heat of summers with these fruits.