11 Summer Diet Foods You Have to Try

Add these foods to your diet for a healthier summer.

11 Summer Diet Foods You Have to Try

By Toni Gasparis

Summer can be a glorious time of year. However, with hot and sunny days also comes the need for indulgence in treats like ice cream, fruity cocktails, and other foods that aren’t super healthy for you. Check out these summer foods that are fresh, flavorful, and will help you keep your diet healthy and under control.


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Zucchini

Zucchini

Zucchini is a popular summer squash that can help you achieve your weight loss goals. Swap out the carbs from traditional pasta dishes with zucchini or bake some in the oven as a potato chip substitute for a lower calorie way to enjoy some of your favorite indulgences. Zucchini is also a great source of vitamin B6, which is needed for making melatonin in the body. Summer can be full of sleep disrupters: noise, longer daylight hours, and heat. Zucchini is a great way to boost your melatonin production naturally and ensure a good night’s sleep throughout the summer months.

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See how electrolytes work in your body.

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