Summer has already arrived and you can feel it in the whole environment: as it can be a hot day, from one moment to the next it could rain. To take care of our health, it is very important to eat and main dishes that you include in your diet during the season.
Even with its sudden changes in temperature, summer is perfect to enjoy different flavors and different recipes with which you can take care of your health and also your figure.
Follow these tips and also know these delicious main dishes for the summer. The best thing is that there is something for everyone. It will become your favorite season!
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Tips to eat healthy in summer
- Hydrate yourself: although it is important all year round, in a special way we must be hydrated during the summer due to the high temperatures. This way we will avoid health problems, such as vomiting and diarrhea.
- Be careful with caloric drinks: it is better to avoid soft drinks and alcoholic beverages as much as possible. At the very least, decrease your consumption.
- Moderate your meat consumption: in this season the consumption of fish is more advisable than red meat. Try to consume it, by a lot, 1 or 2 times a week.
- Make simple meals: the less laborious your recipes are, the more likely you are to take care of yourself: try to eat raw vegetables, for example.
- Limit the consumption of fats: these can affect the digestive system and the urinary tract, increasing the possibility of an infection.
- Follow the Mediterranean diet: it is one of the most recommended diets for the summer season, as well as helping to protect your heart.
- Measure yourself with ice cream: we know that summer without ice cream is not the same. And it is for this very reason that we tell you, so that you do not fall into an excess. Ice cream is one of the foods that accumulates the most fat in the abdomen (how sad 🙁).
- Exercise more: in summer, we regularly have more time. Get organized to do daily routines and feel great.
- Avoid “storing” meals and food: in summer it is easier for food to spoil, even if they are in the fridge. If you prepare something, only make the necessary portions and when you go to the supermarket, only buy what you are going to use in the next few days.
Top 10 fruits and vegetables of the summer season
- Avocado: use it as a topping on your sandwiches or salads. Eating it alone with a little lemon is also a pleasure.
- Butternut squash: include it in your soups and broths. Raw is delicious in salads.
- Peach: perfect for salads and desserts.
- Mango: it is a fruit that you can take advantage of beyond desserts. Go ahead and make it in a sauce or in a smoothie.
- Melon: a fresh fruit ideal for your salad, with yogurt or prepared as water.
- Cucumber: they are very fresh, ideal for snacks, in salads or as water.
- Pepper: they are perfect to be consumed in summer, due to their high water content. Include them in your main dishes or as a snack by cutting them into wands.
- Watermelon: refreshing and delicious, we recommend consuming it alone and immediately after cutting it to take advantage of all its nutrients.
- Carrot: we recommend it in cream or in a cocktail.
- Blackberries: perfect for a morning smoothie or with a little yogurt.
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Shrimp in garlic sauce
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Japanese style rice salad
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Refreshing watermelon with mint and lemon
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This vegetarian zucchini lasagna is ideal for when you are looking for a healthy and light option.
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