Top five summer coolants

Guzzling down water, fresh vegetable and fruit juices is a natural way of detoxifying your body.

Drink these liquids first thing in the morning and you will be kick-starting your day on a healthy note. Here are our five favourite drinks to beat the heat.

A dose of H2O:

According to general practitioner, water completely cleanses the digestive system by eliminating toxins and food remnants stuck in the intestines. Thus, you are able to dispel all waste and have a clean stomach. By expelling this waste, water helps you detoxify.

Fresh coconut water:

Coconut water naturally detoxifies your body by cleansing your digestive tract. "It has the ability to fights germs, viruses and bacteria. Drinking coconut water will boost your immunity. Its also hydrates your body,"

Bottle gourd juice:

Bottle gourd juice is an excellent natural remedy for those who suffer from indigestion and acidity problems. "This is because of its alkaline nature. The fibre in bottle gourd also cures indigestion problems,"

Green tea mantra:
Green tea is a natural antioxidant. "It contains polyphenols which help in the regulation of glucose in the blood. Polyphenols inhibit the movement of glucose into the fat cells, thus preventing them from entering the blood stream,"

Orange juice punch:

LesOrange juice is an excellent source of vitamin C, which is known to boost immunity. "Oranges are rich in flavnoids, an essential antioxidant that protects the human body's immune system by acting against germs and bacteria that cause disease,"

Remember this tip: Drink these liquids before eating your breakfast to gather all the health benefits they provide.