Foods For a Healthy Summer

5 Foods For a Healthy Summer
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1. Corn

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Corn and sweet corn are a typical summer food. They are full of antioxidants including Lutein and Zeaxanthin, which help combat the effects of the sun on the eyes by forming macular pigment. Other medical benefit is lower risk of macular pigment degeneration which is one of the causes of blindness for people over 50, even though the damage is done years earlier.

2. Sour Cherries

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Wondrous for fat burning and storage, helpful towards a lean body. Anthocyanins help activate a molecule benefits the process. A juice made of sour cherries is used for sleeping well, and helping the body recover from workout routine related pain.

3. Raspberries

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A natural source of fiber, the ingredient pectin is also good for regulating cholesterol. A cup of raspberries has 8 grams of natural fiber, so if your diet is around 1800-2000 calories a day, you should be aiming to increase the intake of fiber to up to 14-16 grams. One study also suggests they help fight weight gain and are beneficial in the fat burning.

4. Ice Tea

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Ice tea is so refreshing during the summer holidays, but that’s not all. They have been shown to have a positive effect on the health of your teeth and teeth gum, as well as bone tissue. Full of antioxidants called flavonoids, which can be preserved by adding citric acid in the form of a bit of lemon or lime juice in your ice tea while it’s being refrigerated.

5. Watermelon

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Great for hydration, memory and acts as a mood stabilizer and also contain lycopene which is a natural skin protector. You can cut down on water as watermelon is 90% water, and studies show drinking water with food doesn’t have the same effect  as eating foods rich in water.

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