14. Diet for you! <ul><li>Avoid piping hot food and oily heavy meals - they add heat to your body </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Eat small meals and eat more often </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Drinking plenty of water, drink a lot of fluids to avoid dehydration. Boil water for at least 20 minutes before drinking. </li></ul><ul><li>Replace Salt and Minerals in the body by increasing the intake of fresh lime juice, 'lassi', soups, 'Aam Panna' and fruit juices during summer months. Tender coconut water contains sugar, fiber, and proteins along with vitamins and minerals. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid cut fruits and Ice golas from street side vendors. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Eat a lot of salads and fresh fruits that naturally contain water, like water melon – in fact this fruit contains nearly 92% water and up to 14% of vitamin C. This will add to the moisture content that you will lose through sweating. Small amounts of vitamin B and potassium are also found in this fruit. </li></ul>
15. <ul><li>Do not drink cold water or chilled beverage immediately after returning home. Give some time to your body to adjust to the temperature indoors. Better drink water that is stored in earthenware pots. </li></ul><ul><li>Don't keep food outside for long, as chances of fungal growth increases </li></ul><ul><li>Don't eat food directly from the fridge. Heat it first and then have it </li></ul><ul><li>Wash fruits properly before consuming them. Preferably peel the skin off, before having them </li></ul><ul><li>Wash your hands with soap before eating anything </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid tea and coffee as they drain water from your body and excess of it can cause constipation too. </li></ul>Don’t waste but DONATE food!
16. <ul><li> Use protective glass to protect your eyes from pollution, dust and sunrays. </li></ul><ul><li>If you have conjunctivitis then uses two different handkerchiefs for your two eyes. This will prevent infection to spread to the other eye. </li></ul><ul><li>Use eye drops to keep eyes moist. This can help those who have dryness of eyes, However, eye drops should be brought only after consultating an ophthalmologist. In case of pain, swelling or any discharge from the eyes, rush to an ophthalmologist. </li></ul>Protect your eyes they are precious! Donate eyes, give others the pleasure of Vision!
17. <ul><li> Use dusting powder </li></ul><ul><li>In case of fungal infection, use antifungal cream </li></ul><ul><li>If possible, avoid going out in the sun </li></ul><ul><li>In case of infections, exfoliate that part of your body. This will clean up the dead cells and rejuvenate the skin </li></ul><ul><li>Using sunscreen regularly helps prevent suntans and sunburn. It also helps protect your skin from harmful UV rays, so make sure you apply a good sunscreen to all the exposed areas of your body before you step into the sun. Select SPF 40 or higher to protect yourself adequately. Apply sunscreen 30 minutes before going outdoors and reapply as needed. </li></ul>Flawless skin? Here you have it!
18. <ul><li>Avoid shampooing your hair everyday, as excessive washing will further dry your hair. Keep your hair manageable by regular conditioning. </li></ul><ul><li>If you go swimming, rinse your hair as soon as you get out of the pool. The chlorine and salts in the pool tend to dry out the hair and the sooner you rinse them out, the better. Conditioning your hair after a swim is also recommended. </li></ul>For lustrous Hair!
19. <ul><li>Choose lightweight, light-colored, loose-fitting clothing. </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid wearing synthetic or any kind of heavy fabric. </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid tight-fitting clothes; they will be uncomfortable on hot, sweaty days and will aggravate any skin problems you might have. </li></ul><ul><li>It is a good idea to wear hats or use an umbrella. Wear Sunglasses, it protects your eyes from the sun's UV rays. </li></ul>Dress smart!
20. CIL wishes Happy Summer to all! A Corporate Communications Initiative