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What foods can I eat that will help keep me cool?

Looking for a natural, nutritional way to cool down during the hot days of July and August? Foods that are water-dense work well as natural coolers. Here are 10 foods to eat to help keep you cool:

  • Watermelon
  • Herbal iced tea (not caffeinated iced tea—caffeine which heats you up)
  • Green salads
  • Grapes
  • Raw cucumbers
  • Corn on the cob
  • Peaches
  • Cooked rice
  • Tzatziki, a Greek cucumber yogurt dip, is perfect for dipping raw vegetables
  • Gazpacho, cold tomato and cucumber soup

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