Cilantro, garlic or parsley will add zest to almost anything. Cilantro helps lower blood sugar and cholesterol. Garlic strengthens your immune system and helps fight infections, like colds. Parsley, an excellent source of Vitamin C and K as well as folic acid, promotes cardiovascular health. BONUS: Parsley is also a quick way to Freshen Up your breath!
Some liquids actually help you stay cooler than others. Soda and packaged juices are loaded with sugar that your body does not need. Apple juice has as much sugar as a regular coke! Your body has to generate heat to use that sugar. The best thing to drink to stay cool is lots of plain water or your favorite tea.