Being “cool as a cucumber” might actually have some weight to it. Cucumbers are incredibly hydrating, and staying adequately hydrated during the hotter months is crucial. Snack on cucumber slices and hummus, or if you’re truly desperate for some heat relief, "a green juice with lots of cucumber and lemon is a great way to stay hydrated and cool,” says Bajaj. Either way, you'll reap the benefits.
If you want to beat the heat, skip the ice cream and reach for these in-season eats to cool down your body naturally.
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