With the warmer weather set to return next week, it remains crucial people stay safe and hydrated. With that in mind, experts at Forbes Advisor alongside qualified nutritionist Abi Roberts, revealed there are certain foods people should limit this summer such as asparagus, especially during the scorching heat.
Food and drink play a “very important” role in the body’s level of hydration.
And dehydration can lead to other health issues, such as urinary tract infections which are a common long-term effect, seizures and in worst case scenarios, hypovolemic shock.
This happens when low blood volume causes a person’s blood pressure to drop, as well as a drop in the amount of oxygen within the body.
In a bid to keep people safe and aware this summer, the experts outlined which foods to avoid or limit in order to prevent accidental dehydration.
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Experts warned of indulging on meat platters over the summer months.
When a person consumes sugar, their kidneys react similarly to when they encounter salt.
They then pull water from other parts of the body, as they don’t want excess sugar in the bloodstream which leads to dehydration.