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Khanh Tran Beat the Heat When the temperature rises, you feel very hot and not comfortable on your body. There are five ways to cool down when the temperature rises. First, eat “wet” foods. Drinking plenty of water is must, but you can get fluids from other sources, too. Noshing on watery snacks like strawberries, watermelon, cantaloupe, yogurt, and salad vegetables will help keep your hydrated. Second, water yourself. Even you are not going to swim, getting your head, feet, or hand wet keep your body temperature in check. Dip a bandana in cool water, ring it out, and wear it on your forehead under a hat. Or dip your hands and feet in a stream, lake or fountain
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Unformatted text preview: when playing outside. Third, close the curtain. Keep your house cool; lower the shades on the east side of your home in the morning. If you have blinds, angle them upward so that light is directed up and into the room but direct sunrays are not let in. Next, freeze your linens. A few hours before bedtime, put your pillow case (or even your whole top sheet) in a plastic bag and stick it in the freezer. The cool fabric will help drop your body temperature so you can fall asleep well. Finally, eat wisely. Choose frequent, small meals instead of heavier once. Your body creates heat when metabolizing heavy meals, so eating light will help keep you cools....
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This note was uploaded on 09/20/2011 for the course ENLISH 0301 taught by Professor Deatherage during the Fall '11 term at North Central Texas College.

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