These days the overwhelming heat has wreaked havoc, especially among children and the elderly. On hot days, when we feel overwhelmed by the high temperatures that are felt especially in the city, it is best to stay hydrated as much as possible. In this sense, the specialists recommend that we drink about 2-3 liters of liquids, and if we make an effort we can supplement this ratio. "The best is flat water, because it is oligomineral and has a maximum of half a gram of salts per liter," Gheorghe Mencinicopschi told us. But on high heat we can also consume mineral water, preferably of the natural carbonate type.
The body can also be hydrated, besides water, and with slightly sweetened teas, preferably with honey, not sugar. We can also drink fresh juice from squeezed fruits or vegetables. It is good to be diluted with half a liter of water and should be consumed in no more than half an hour after preparation, as it deteriorates rapidly.
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May 29, 2007