6 hydrating summer drinks besides water

Published on:4 April 2022, 09:00am IST

Water is not THE only hydration bud this summer. There are many other concoctions that you can experiment with, to keep your electrolyte levels in check.

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Mint shikanji: Mint is known for its digestive properties, and it can help to reduce bloating and indigestion. Mint can also help to regulate appetite and reduce cravings, which can help you feel full for longer periods. Lemon juice in this drink is a good source of vitamin C, which is an antioxidant that can help support the immune system. It can also help to regulate blood sugar levels and reduce the risk of overeating. Image courtesy: Shutterstock

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Though healthy for detox, watermelon diet is not a healthy weight loss diet. Image courtesy: Shutterstock

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Coconut water: Why go for an aerated energy drink when you have coconut water right by your side? If you go by the content of aerated drinks, whatever they are pledging to give you, you’ll get more from coconut and the best part is everything is 100% natural. Coconut water has all the important minerals that are required by your body during the summer season. Also, the nutrients in coconut water also protect your skin and hair from the harsh sun rays. Image courtesy: Shutterstock

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Bael juice: Gut problems are very prominent during the summer season, but not if you are an avid drinker of bael juice. Bael is another summer fruit that has everything your body needs during summer. It is loaded with fibre, vitamins, and of course minerals. Apart from taking care of your gut, it is known to protect your skin from all sorts of infections. It is great for diabetics too, and keeps summer-related allergies at bay. Image courtesy: Shutterstock

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Chaach/buttermilk: We can’t leave behind the good old buttermilk, while talking about hydration and nutrition. Chaach aka buttermilk is loaded with probiotics that keep your gut health in check. As it is a lighter fluid-based drink, it is easy to digest, maintains your body temperature, and keeps you refreshed. Image courtesy: Shutterstock

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Aam panna: Continuing the refreshing spree, we have aam panna in the house people. This is another cooler that can help you beat summer. It is the yummiest and most nutritious alternative to colas and aerated drinks. As it is rich in vitamin C, it also helps in boosting your immunity. Other additions that complete this concoction include mint leaves, salt, cumin powder, etc, which help in maintaining your body’s electrolyte levels. Image courtesy: Shutterstock