The comfy winter has gone and soon the scorching sun will soon be up on our heads. And especially if you are working outdoors excess of sweat will lead to dehydration and then fatigue or weakness.
There a variety of home remedies available to help keep oneself hydrated throughout the summer. Certain kitchen essentials you never thought could help you combat your fatigue.
Here is a list of certain remedies you can try at home:
Water as a remedy for dehydration is the safest and easiest. For someone who’s slightly or somewhat dehydrated, drinking plenty of water can very helpful. In order to replenish the missing fluids of the body, it is necessary to rest and drink water in small sips continuously over a 24-hour span. In severe cases, intravenously delivering the fluids into the body may be required. Glucose water can also be used as a treatment for dehydration.
Since they are so saturated with water, fruits with high water content will benefit. Such watery fruits include watermelons, bananas, strawberries, grapefruit, papaya, cantaloupes, and grapefruit. These fruits can be consumed to replenish levels of hydration. Instead, they may be prepared to replenish fluid levels in the body. A pinch of salt and sugar in fruit juice can also help replenish the body’s electrolyte levels.
A healthy way to help replenish body fluid levels is also to consume vegetables with a higher than average water content. To treat someone who is moderately dehydrated, eat vegetables such as cucumber, spinach, celery, eggplants, zucchini, radishes, and tomatoes Research has shown that watery fruits and vegetables are twice as effective when it comes to body rehydration as opposed to drinking water.
An excellent hydrating solution is a cup of buttermilk mixed with a tablespoon of dry ginger and a pinch of salt. To cope with chronic dehydration, drink this blend for three to four times a day. Buttermilk is a great source of minerals that helps to replenish the electrolyte levels of the body while it rehydrates the body due to its high water content. In the hot summer months, it’s a great drink to prepare.
Coconut water is a quick solution for helping with home dehydration remedy. It has high electrolyte levels, as well as high iron and potassium levels. Such features allow the body to hydrate much faster than plain water. Being similar to sports drinks, coconut water is also suitable during sports to hydrate the body of its lost fluids and electrolytes.