What foods are indispensable in the heat: nutritionist's advice

Iryna MelnichenkoLS Food
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In the summer, it is very important to maintain a water balance to, firstly, feel refreshed, and secondly, to keep your blood from being thick. But it's worth remembering that along with sweat, we also lose minerals that play a very important role in the body, so don't abuse water, but drink it strictly according to your weight.

Nutritionist Svitlana Fus shared tips on her Facebook page on how to replenish important minerals for the body with food.

The expert says that in summer, first of all, you need to eat a lot of vegetables, berries, and fruits, as they are the most useful now and contain a lot of water, which is so necessary for the body.

But don't forget about other foods that contain a lot of calcium, magnesium, chlorine, sodium, and don't neglect salt, the permissible daily dose is 5 g.

Minerals in foods:


Be sure to consume fermented milk products

The main source of potassium is all plant foods, except for fresh vegetables, fruits, berries, and cereals. Potassium is also found in dairy products, fish, mushrooms, and legumes.


Cheese is high in calcium

It is most abundant in natural fermented milk products - kefir, yogurt, sour milk, and cottage cheese. A little less, but it is found in berries, green leafy vegetables, broccoli, sea and cauliflower.


Dark chocolate

It is most abundant in leafy vegetables, seaweed, cereals, legumes, cocoa, dark chocolate, nuts, and some berries and fruits.

Celery is very healthy

The main thing is that your diet should be balanced and varied, and be sure to add smoothies and detox water to help cleanse the body of harmful substances.

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