When the sun hangs in the sky with a hot ball, and the thermometer bulb surpasses - all life is exhausted from the heat and requires moisture. If our body usually evaporates about 2 liters of fluid per day, in hot weather, fluid loss reaches up to 4 liters, and it is a very serious test for the organism. The fact that the heat we sweat, the process of natural and necessary, because that is what we are fighting against overheating. But losing fluid, we not only dehydrated, with her losing the necessary salts and minerals to compensate for this loss is vital. So, you should drink more fluids.
That's just not good any liquid to quench your thirst! Immediately, we note that there is a so-called "soft drinks," which in the heat drink in any time not to be - this sweet carbonated water. It does not matter: it is a warm drink or straight from the fridge - do not quench the thirst it! But contained in the sweet carbonated waters phosphoric acid spoils the teeth and washes away the body of calcium. I'm not talking about sweeteners, flavors, colorants, stabilizers, and other "chemistry" that are present in these beverages in larger or smaller amounts.
So what to drink in the hot summer?
• Perhaps the most correct drink for the hot season, hot
. For good reason elders in Central Asia spend all his spare time in tea houses, sipping hot yellow-green drink in the hottest time of day. Tea immediately quenches thirst, and thus stimulates sweating, as is well known, the evaporation of sweat, if the air temperature is above 33 degrees, it is the only way to give heat to the environment by preventing the overheating of the body.
Also, in tea are useful macro- and microelements, there is included and potassium. Tea is doubly useful, especially if it is a little salt the.
Drinking very hot green tea and sweets should not slow. Pour the tea into a bowl a little, just a few sips. Enjoy the process, it is important not the quantity of tea drinking, and the time after the tea should have time to act! After a few cups thirst necessarily recede. Tea not only quenches thirst, it is very positive impact on health, stimulates the nervous system, increases mental abilities, normalizes the digestive system. Due to the high content of vitamin P has a positive effect on blood vessels, which is very important is in hot weather.
To quench your thirst on a hot summer day, good fit and an iced tea, but I still prefer the classic (hot) version. Especially since the experts say that hot green tea is able to protect the skin from ultraviolet rays.
Lightly mineral water
their ability to quench their thirst, because of the large amounts of salts and biologically active substances, can rightly take second place in the ranking of the right beverages. Table mineral water you can drink without any restrictions, with a small portion of some water wonderful start each new morning! It cleanses the stomach and intestines, promotes proper digestion, eliminates toxins. Mineral water is recommended to drink room temperature or slightly chilled sparkling water quenches thirst better than a non-carbonated, but if you prefer non-carbonated, add to it a little bit of lemon juice or infusion of mint, refreshing effect will be more pronounced.
• A good choice for the summer - to quench their thirst Morse. In fact,
This diluted natural fruit or berry juice. The heat should be preferred acidic fruit drinks, fruit drinks are especially useful red currant, cranberry, or cranberry, well they thin the blood, quench thirst, replenish minerals. Very useful kind of juice from dried apricots. Cooking it is easy - just take a good quality dried apricots and fill it with boiling water. Boil is not necessary, when the infusion has cooled, place the container with a drink in the fridge and drink on an empty stomach in the morning and throughout the day. This marvelous taste juice quench thirst in the heat support your heart, the most positive effect on blood vessels and blood pressure.
natural, home, thanks to the available carbon dioxide in it, and amino acids - are also quite decent "thirst quencher". In addition, in the XIX century it became clear that this drink has antibacterial properties - in its 20 minutes are killed Vibrio cholerae and typhoid bacillus. Agree, for the hot time when E. coli have the favorable conditions for reproduction, this property of kvass downright priceless! But all the above does not apply to butylated carbonated "kvas", sold in stores. Additives food dyes, sweeteners, citric, sorbic and benzoic acids convert it into an ordinary lemonade, only vaguely reminiscent of the taste of the original product.
Prepare home brew - is not such a difficult task. Firstly, we need a real rye bread. Cut it into small slices and drain in the oven to improve the color of the drink, a couple of slices can be burned in the fire. At 0, 5 kg of bread goes 4-5 liters of water, 200 grams of sugar, and about 40 grams. fresh yeast. If you are caught for special kvass is very good. Crackers have to pour hot water (approximately 2 liters) and wait until they are melted and cooled. Wort for kvass is almost ready. The wort cooled down to a temperature of the human body, add yeast, pre-diluted in this part of the wort, the remaining warm water, sugar and a handful of raisins. Kvass is brewed from 10 hours to a couple of days in a warm place. He was then decanted, bottled and consumed as directed.
Kvass - a product of fermentation, and theoretically you can get drunk from it, but I do not know how much you need to drink kvass, to feel the drunkenness. In any case, do not drink more than a liter of the drink in hot weather!
- Yogurt, fermented baked milk (non-fat), yogurt (not sweet), yogurt, perfectly quench thirst and help restore the normal composition of intestinal microflora. From homemade yogurt can prepare a refreshing and thirst-quenching drink -
. To begin lay on yogurt cheesecloth and let drain the whey. The resulting tvorogopodobnaya mass in Central Asia it is called Syuzma - a wonderful product, from which you can prepare sauces, used in salads. But if you dissolve Syuzma mineral water, you get ayran. The ayran usually add chopped basil or other herbs to taste, a pinch of salt, and its main advantage is that in the heat of summer, and he also quenches the thirst and hunger.
• What about
? Unfortunately, despite its increasing popularity as it is thirst quenching means, experts do not recommend to get involved in a beer on hot days. Beer is an alcoholic beverage, and even a small dose of alcohol can affect your ability to make decisions and performance, and the load on the heart may be too high. In addition, beer stimulates filtration in the kidneys, resulting in the body loses fluid more quickly. Heat and alcohol - a dangerous combination, so it is better to give preference to other drinks - kvass, juice, tea ....
• But if the solemnity of the moment does not allow the refuse alcoholic beverage (as it is not accepted in our toasts with kvass) - choose
dry white wine chilled
Dry white wine - a traditional summer wine
. Quality, luxury, cool white wine to take up to 4 degrees, the usual - up to 8 degrees
. In hot weather, the wine is best to dilute the mineral water in the ratio of 1: 1 and add a couple of ice cubes
. In some ways, even better wine diluted fruit drink or juice - it has less sugar
. We know that it helps to lose weight, improves digestion, metabolism
. Small quantities of a dry wine lowers blood pressure, in contrast to hard drinks and beer
. A good source of antioxidants and trace elements and is a dry red wine, but it should be consumed only in small quantities and also diluted with water
. Experts cardiologists believe that a certain proportion of water dry wine is not only the normal one for volume replacement, it also has antiplatelet properties (thins the blood) is normal thirst quencher and contains substances that inhibit blood clotting