6 vegetables to eat in summer as per ayurveda

According to ayurveda experts, summer is the time to favour the sweet, bitter, and astringent tastes and to enjoy cool hydrating vegetables and fruits.

They have high water content and can help prevent dehydration during the hot summer. It is a good diuretic.

Ash gourd

It is rich in calcium, vitamin A, vitamin K, and folic acid and provides a good cooling effect on the body.


It is highly nutritious and rich in vitamin C, fibre, and vitamin K. It supports digestive health.


A low-calorie vegetable, rich in vitamin C, flavonols and quercetin. It is a good source of fibre and enhances gut health..

Green beans

This vegetable is an excellent source of vitamin C, folate, and potassium. As it is rich in fibre, it helps prevent constipation.

Lady's finger

It is 95% water and rich in soluble fibre, potassium, and essential vitamins. It can help in preventing dehydration during summer.


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