3 Things You Must Do To Protect Yourself From Pakistan’s Hot Weather!

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Things You Must Do To Protect Yourself From Pakistan's Hot Weather
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Summer is upon us, a realization that hits us hard every morning when we go blind with scorching sunlight, coming through windows, attacks our eyes and wakes us up. While some take refuge in air conditioned houses and offices to survive the killer weather, majority of the population cannot afford such luxuries and thus, resort to more organic ways of maintaining their cool during Pakistani summers. Here are the things you must do to protect yourself from Pakistan’s hot weather regardless of your ability to afford an airconditioned life.

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1. Drink As Much Water As You Can
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It wouldn’t be an exaggeration if I say that most of our health issues arise from not drinking enough water. Not only does drinking abundant amount of water keeps you hydrated and active but also helps in keeping your skin fresh and healthy during scorching summers.

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You can also add Tukh Malanga (Basil seeds) in water to get rid of all the heat in your system. The seeds are packed with nutritions, high in calcium, reduce stress, cure constipation and help in digestion.

2. Make Yogurt A Part Of Your Daily Meal
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Yogurt has cooling properties which keeps the heat out of your body, helps digestion, strengthens immune system and promotes weight management. So, if you aren’t lactose intolerant then make Yogurt a part of every meal during summers.

Bonus advice: Avoid oily food and add food and veggies to your diet!

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3. Plant A Tree!
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Rapid urbanization has resulted into cutting down of trees – the only naturally occurring bodies which help fight pollution, reduce heat by giving off oxygen and provide shadow for pedestrians. It takes a little to plant a tree but once it grows into a big man, the living body benefits not just the one who planted it but almost everyone around.

So, if you want to save the Earth, make the world a better place for your future generations and invest into an enduring solution to beat the heat, you must plant a tree!

Pro-tip: Temperature in Neem trees’ shadow is 10 degrees lower than the surrounding. Now you know which tree to plant!

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