Summer has not officially arrived yet, but it’s making its presence known.
With heat indexes soaring above triple digits in parts of the United States, it’s important to stay hydrated. Experts at Baylor College of Medicine share tips, recipes and healthy ways to help beat the summer heat.
Stay hydrated while enjoying outdoor activities
Recipe: Mango shake is simple, refreshing option to stay hydrated
With all of the work that goes into preparing summer meals and cookouts, it can be tough to remember to take a break for yourself. This mango shake recipe may be just the trick to help you cool off and relax.
Smart choices help you enjoy cool summer treats
It can be tempting to reach for ice-cold, sweet treats to help cool you off. However, Kristi King, registered dietitian with Baylor, offers smart choices some DIY recipes to help stay cool with fewer calories.
Recipe: Healthy fruit smoothie perfect for hot summer days
Rather than grabbing a sugary drink or your favorite ice cream, check out this low-calorie fruit smoothie. At 121 calories per serving, this smoothie will quench your thirst without the extra sugar.
-By Nicole Blanton