Drink water and give up carbs: doctor butcher told how to eat in the heat

Hot weather in the capital region gave way to more comfortable, but by the end of the week the temperature will rise again to 31 degrees. In the heat need to be mindful of your health and follow a few simple rules. Detailed recommendations were given by the doctor Alexander Myasnikov to the TV channel “Russia 1”.

According to the doctor, in hot weather it is important to have access to water, and unsweetened.

“it is Necessary to monitor the urine, it should be light. If it becomes dark then you are dehydrated”, he said.

Also worth to follow the diet and quality products. In the heat of the products cannot be left out of the refrigerator more than two hours. Otherwise they may be damaged: it’s so easy to get food poisoning. Of the foods it is better to prefer fruits and vegetables – the body is easier to process than heavy meat or fatty foods.

to avoid swelling of the legs that often happen in the heat, butchers recommended to limit the consumption of carbohydrates. Should eat less sweets and pastries, but limit yourself in water is not necessary. Do not take diuretics to bring the excess moisture from the body: it will have the opposite effect.

butchers Also reminded about the dangers of direct sunlight. It is better to avoid to heat stroke and not get burnt.

Earlier, the doctor explained that drinking water should be guided by a sense of thirst, not arithmetic. He criticized the formula “25 millilitres per kilogram of body weight,” noting that the best regulator here, the sense of thirst. Therefore, force yourself to drink two liters of water a day is not necessary, if not desirable.