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How Food & Drink Can Be A Great Refresher In The Summer Heat

By Rolala @rolalaloves
Cold Soup, Beet Soup
When we think about food, it can be easy to think about indulging in our favorite meals like pizza and burgers. While these may offer immediate satisfaction, they may not necessarily be the best choice as they may feel heavy in our stomachs and not provide the energy boost we need especially when it's hot outside. When people are very hot, they tend not to feel as hungry as they might when they’re cold. This is because the digestive process generates a considerable amount of heat so the hypothalamus which regulates our body temperature suppresses the appetite in an effort to keep us cool. And this is why we don tend to get  as hungry during the summer. But just because you may be trying to stay cool a heatwave, it doesn’t mean you don't have to eat. Keeping up with your meals is essential to feel healthy and nourished as well as to regulate the functions of our bodies. And food and drink can actually be a terrific refresher in the summer heat if you know what choices you should be opting for.CONTINUE READING ≫

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