How To Beat The Heat In Summer Season
As summer is upon us, it’s important to protect ourselves from The sun. To stay safe from sun in summers here are some tips.

Shield your windows: About 40% of your home’s heat comes in through windows, especially those facing east and west. To block it, use curtains, shades and blinds. It should closely fit windows and light (reflective) in color, or buy a clear, heat-control window film from a home-improvement store and apply it to your standard windows.

Choose cotton bedding : Cotton is a breathable fiber that lets air circulate, so the body heat can dissipate to the surface and sweat can evaporate.

Eat These :  The following foods work to help your body regulate its temperature and keep you cooler: mushrooms, citrus fruit, lemon balm, and mint. As the sweat evaporates, it cools you down.

Drink Up:  Importance of drinking water in summer increases many fold during summer season, as a lot of water and electrolytes get depleted with sweating. So, aim for at least 2.5 liters over the course of a day. Water can help you to get rid of fatigue or low-energy levels..

Follow these simple tips to increase your fluid intake
• Have a beverage (preferably non sweetened) with meals
• Eat fruits and vegetables which are high in water content like water melon, cucumber, tomatoes, bottle guard etc.; they will not only provide you hydration but give you lot of fibre also.
• Always carry a bottle of water along.

Make Yourself Minty Fresh:  Rub on some peppermint lotion. The menthol will stimulate your nerves and trick your body to get cooler.

Cool Your Neck:  Your body’s main temperature sensor is located on the back of your neck. If you have long hair, wear it up to let breezes reach this area. If you’re going to sit by a fan, make sure it blows onto the back of your neck. A cool compress over this area will also go a long way to helping you feel cooler.

Splash water on your skin:  When it’s hot and sunny outside, take a cool shower or you could also try this:-
Fill a spray bottle with water and place it in the refrigerator at home or work. When you feel too hot, spray a fine mist of the cooled water over your face and body .It will help you to cool down quickly. Refill as needed and keep refrigerated.

Dressing to Keep Cool – Lightweight, loose-fitting clothing will help to keep you cooler. Shorts and short sleeved shirts are a good choice. If it is light in color, it’s even better, as this will reflect the heat and sunlight better. The world uses cotton more than any other natural fiber. It has many advantages, such as its ability to control moisture, insulate, provide comfort and it is also hypoallergenic.