HEALTHY FOOD FOR THE SUMMER
In hot weather the body appreciates the snacks and drinks. Fruits and vegetables in season, with a high content of water and other essential nutrients for our body, they quench our hunger and thirst for a tasty and help keep our skin well nourished and hydrated. His contribution to satisfy the first fiber allows the appetite without us and power despite optimal bowel function. In addition, its richness in natural antioxidants protect our health. All in, do not try to eat less in summer, but follow a different diet, since the number of calories needed is lower and the higher hydration. At the end, it is to obey the body.
Include fruits and vegetables in the diet is undoubtedly one of the best ways to ensure appropriate levels of our body needs fluids to avoid dehydration. These foods also exhibit a low energy and are well suited to hot weather, in which our body does not need as many calories as in the colder seasons (to maintain body temperature). This means we must reduce the calorie content of the diet to avoid gaining weight. To do this, we can include low fat variety of dishes and processed mainly vegetables, salads (vegetables and rice, pasta, potatoes), Creams and cold soups, desserts and fresh fruit, or why not a small portion of very cold ice cream or sorbet as a treat for the palate and senses.
BEST RAW FOOD
Vegetables and seasonal fruits should not miss on our table. Eggplant, zucchini, onion, green beans, lettuce, tomato, cucumber, peppers, plums, figs, peaches, cantaloupe, watermelon, grapes are they just one of them. if we take these raw foods, make better use of all its nutrients, because cooking in water or in a medium fat (oil, butter) destroys much of the vitamins they contain. Vegetables and fruits are converted every summer in favorite foods, due to which are easy to prepare and his good price, since summer is the time when more and different can be found in our supermarkets. Beyond its flavor and refreshing capacity, are one of the healthiest foods and recommended by experts in diet and nutrition.
On vacation, when we are outside of our usual environment the safest way to prevent food poisoning is to choose preferably cooked and packaged food or opt for bottled water in coastal areas.