Among the dead are citizens with air conditioning in their homes, which does not function because of the electricity stopped as a result of the hurricane, which now carries on the east coast.
In Washington, DC has improved the record for most consecutive days where the temperature is above 100 degrees Fahrenheit (37.8 degrees Celsius).
There are simple tricks which can help to repel the heat – food and drink to facilitate cooling.
Fluids are vital during the summer months because the risk of dehydration is multiplied because of excessive sweating and heat the skin from the sun.
Cold beer and alcohol is generally not a good choice because the intended effect, according to nutritionists dehydration. They recommend mineral water, certain vegetable smoothies (strained vegetables, sometimes diluted with water, fruit juice or yogurt) and potions from cooling and anti-inflammatory herbs. Although mainly associated with winter colds, chamomile tea is a perfect tool for cooling the body. Similarly act lukewarm or chilled mint tea, hibiscus, coriander and raspberry juice. With a little lime, which gives them a pleasantly sour, astringent taste, completely replace the bottles, experts advise in “Hall Living.” Specialized publication “Liv Strong” even invited to try popular Asian teas from chrysanthemum, rose and dandelion, which also deal well with the mission.
How Summer Heat Affects Our Health?
Troubled melon, mint and cucumber not only moisturize well, but have a positive effect on the digestive system, when consumed 30 minutes before eating. A cranberry juice and grapefruit juice, diluted 1:1 with mineral water is a source of energy, water and pleasure simultaneously. Cabbage juice sounds unusual, but he and other vegetable juices are very refreshing. A cucumber juice is even delicious. Carrots are also suitable for large percentage of water. Salad and provide fiber, which facilitate the work of the intestine and remedy for obesity is recommended dietician Catherine Collins.
In top-list of refreshing fruits are melons, apples, blueberries, raspberries and blackberries.
Be Careful with High Temperatures during Summer!
With sweat from the body are disposed many trace elements. A loss of potassium as should be regularly compensated for not working to keep track of the heart. Try some bananas. True, they do not fit into the concept of juicy fruits, but they are rich in potassium, which helps regulate water balance, and thus indirectly promote hydration. With a special status is watermelon. Therefore, even if only to have eaten one should not forget to drink fluids. Cantaloupe hydrates very full, and the presence of calcium, magnesium and potassium is added bonus.
Fruits may be combined with yogurt, which makes them ideal morning or afternoon snack. Traditional country salad of drained yogurt, cucumber and
Fatigue in the hottest hours of the day can be overcome with a diet high in carbohydrates, but in small quantities, advises Wendy Doyle of the British Association for nutrition. Baked potato, bowl of brown rice, whole wheat pasta or bread maintain a stable blood sugar levels, creating a feeling of fullness in the brain.
Meat is not taboo, even in the heat, but should be lean, but if the grill – have pre-marinated in olive oil, vinegar, citrus juice and herbs. Thus, the risks of triggering cancer toxins from the blackened areas decreases, explains Collins. For cooling effect are recommended chili spices.