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Beat the Heat: Cooling Foods

As temperatures rise, you can always try noshing on some foods to help you keep your cool. Along with heat and humidity, Summer brings an abundance of fruits and veggies considered cooling foods.

While working toward meeting your five daily servings of produce, try these foods to help you beat the heat from the inside out.

  • cucumbers
  • celery
  • broccoli
  • lettuces
  • radishes
  • melons
  • mint tea (try it iced and mixed with lemonade)
  • grilled fish

Smoothies and cool soups like gazpacho are also great to beat the heat.

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Antioxidant Antioxidant 8 years
Mmm, mint tea. Fresh spinach straight from the fridge can be cooling too.
cg130 cg130 8 years
I love cukes!
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