Top 15 Fruits for a Cool Summer

Scorching sun, sweat and dehydrated skin indicate the arrival of summer. But, there are some summer fruits in India that could make an important part of your diet and enjoy respite from scorching summer. Here are the top 15 fruits for a cool summer. These health benefits of these fruits keep you hydrated and make you competent to avoid summer health issues.

1. Watermelon (Hindi Name: Tarbooj/Kalingad):

The name of this fruit indicated the presence of water in an adequate amount. Lycopene content in the fruit helps in preventing sun damage to the skin cell.

2. Oranges (Hindi Name: Santra):

Oranges are considered beneficial in avoiding muscle cramps. Availability of Potassium in this citrus fruit helps in refilling the lost potassium through sweat.

3. Plums (Hindi Name: Aloobukara):

Rich dietary fibers of Plums help in improving the digestion system. Vitamin C in the fruit also helps in prevention of contagious diseases during summer and strengthens the immune system.

4. Lychee (Hindi Name: Lychee):

One fruit fulfilling the requirement of vitamins, protein, citric acid, fat, iron and phosphorus, required by the human body during summers.

5. Figs (Hindi Name: Anjeer):

The high content of potassium in Fig helps in boosting your health and keeps you lively throughout the day.

6. Guava (Hindi Name: Amrood):

The presence of vitamin C in Guava makes it effective in preventing diarrhea, dysentery, cough, cold, etc. This fruit is also sodium-free with low calories and fat.

7. Honeydew Melon (Hindi Name: Kharbooja):

The rich water content and extremely sweet taste makes Honeydew Melon simply unavoidable in summers. The fruit is also rich in the content of essential nutrients like pro-vitamin A, Vitamin C, zinc and potassium.

8. Papaya (Hindi Name: Papeeta):

The sweet and fleshy Papaya, rich presence of enzymes like chymopapain and papain, is widely demanded in summers as it helps in the proper digestion of proteins.

9. Gooseberries (Hindi Name: Karauda):


Gooseberries simply become unavoidable during summers due to their high nutritional content containing phosphorus, iron, calcium, and Vitamin C.

10. Peaches (Hindi Name: Aru):

High concentrations of Vitamin C and beta-carotene make Peach a skin friendly fruit.

11. Banana (Hindi Name: Kela):

Bananas have rich content of iron and potassium that makes highly nutritious food to keep you energetic and active all day long.

12. Apricots (Hindi Name: Khumani):

This is a fruit of early summers. Apricots are rich in Vitamin C, potassium, iron, magnesium, beta-carotene, and fiber.

13. Lemon (Hindi Name: Nibu):

During summers lemons, rich in Vitamin C, are widely advised to be taken as juice with salt or sugar mixed in water/soda to quench your thirst.

14. Mango (Hindi Name: Aam):

The king of fruits, Mango, is must to be included in the diet during summers as it is rich in the content of selenium and iron.

15. Pineapple (Hindi Name: Ananas):

Pineapples are good to be included in the summer diet as they contain Bromelian enzyme that helps in the digestion of fats and proteins. Anti-inflammatory properties and nutritional content make it an awesome choice this summer.

Author Bio: Neelam Talreja is a Travel Writer with keen interest in writing about incredible destinations. Her write-ups are detailed and comprising of all relevant details that could accommodate. All write-ups are written after through research with a bend of creative writing that will make you travel along.

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