Eight summer foods that will keep you cool

With the temperatures rising in Bahrain, there are certain foods that you can reach for that will help keep you cool. Read on for our top picks.

1. Watermelon:

Watermelons are a very popular seasonal fruit that contain over 90% water and will keep you cool and hydrated.

2. Cucumbers:

Another food that is high in water content, cucumbers will leave you feeling cool and will also supply your daily fiber dose.

3. Pineapples:

Pineapples are known for the bromelain enzyme, which reduces body inflammation and keeps it cool.

4. Leafy greens:

Spinach, kale, collard greens, and lettuce are great for your body, and because of their high-water content, they also keep your body cool.

5. Avocados:

The high amount of fatty acids in avocados help in keeping you cool and removing heat from the body.

6. Berries:

Berries produce cold energy, which cools your body down, especially considering that they are alkaline fruits. They also have a very high-water content.

7. Yogurt:

The healthier substitute to ice cream, yogurt can help your body cool down in hot temperatures.

8. Mint:

The versatile cooling herb can be used in cooking or as an addition to many beverages to help keep you cool.

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