Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) teaches that we should eat certain foods according to the season for optimum health. During the summer months, this is important because the hotter weather can cause problems in our health. Heat can accumulate in the body and cause negative symptoms. The following foods help clear heat and cool down the body. Eating these foods help keep the body balanced during the hot summer months.
Heat clearing foods: watermelon, apricot, lemon, peach, orange, asparagus, cucumber, lettuce, banana, fish, cantaloupe, broccoli.