Summer’s scorching heat is responsible for a lot of problems including fatigue, dehydration and dizziness. That’s why it’s important to replenish nutrients and keep your kids hydrated. Taking precautions can help your kid deal with the soaring temperatures strengthen their immune system.
If you’re wondering how to beat the heat and improve your child’s immunity this season, follow these 4 summer health tips for your kids!
Your kids should be drinking at least 8-10 glasses of water per day. Other than that, provide fresh fruit juices, coconut water, butter milk and good ol’ nimbu paani to your kids. This will help replace the fluids lost through constant perspiration.
A very important note is to keep your kids out of the sun. Avoid direct sunlight during the peak hours from 12pm to 4pm. You can entertain your kids with indoor family activities like baking cakes or reading books, and art & crafts. Let them play outside during the cool evenings.
Your kid’s summer wardrobe should consist of light-coloured clothes in breathable, natural fibres. Cotton, khadi or bamboo fabrics absorb sweat and keep your body cool and rash-free.
Ensure you little ones get a diet rich in fluids, nutrients and anti-oxidants to prevent dehydration. For snacks, give them yogurt or fresh fruits like water melon and muskmelons. Let them enjoy cucumber and tomato slices as a salad during meals.
Avoid spicy and processed food like pizzas and burgers. For a chocolaty treat, you can give them Immuno Boosters. One choco-bite daily provides 11 essential nutrients to help build stronger immunity in your kids.
These 4 simple ways will keep your kids cool and boost their immunity!