In spring and summer refreshments are especially in demand. What is the best way to quench thirst? Let’s see.
Juices are rich in vitamins and trace elements. People like to drink them when the weather is warm. However, most part of fruit juices contains a lot of sugar. For example, a glass of orange juice provides you with about four pieces of sugar and gives you about 90 kcal. You should also remember that all fruit juices are bad for your teeth. Sugar and fruit acids combine with dental plaque and lead to the formation of caries. Therefore, after you have drunk juice, you should rinse your mouth.
Types of fruit juices:
— Fresh. Such type of juices contains a maximum of vitamins and low calories, but it can be stored only for two days.
— Nectars. They contain from 10 to 50% of juice. They have a lot of sugar, and therefore a lot of calories.
— Recovered. Fruit juice concentrate is diluted with water up to the original consistency. After that it is sterilized. Typically, such juices are additionally enriched with vitamins. It can be stored for a week.
Due to the absence of sugar, mineral water quickly quenches thirst and does not give you extra calories. It supplies the body with valuable trace elements. Trace elements contained in water depend on the source.
There are many organic acids in kvass. They are able to hold moisture in the body, which explains the ability of kvass to quench thirst. Yeast leavened bread is a wonderful remedy for nervous diseases and disorders of the stomach. In addition, yeast strengthens hair and nails and at the same time improves the complexion and makes skin smooth.
Soda drinks are not the best way to quench your thirst. They do not contain vitamins, but contain a lot of calories. A glass of soda drink contains about 20 grams of sugar! In addition, bubbles of carbon dioxide irritate the stomach and can lead to digestive problems. Also, there are substances, which can trigger allergies.