Many articles claim that some foods will lower your body temperature, or prevent you overheating, and others will warm your body temperature.
Some of the temperature-lowering claims are due to the water content or promotion of sweating. Some of the body heating claims attribute it to calorific content or additional work required to digest it.
- Cooling foods, include watermelon, honeydew, cucumber, mint, radish, sesame, fennel seeds, coconut water, pomegranate, poppy seeds, fenugreek seeds, cold milk.
- Cooling foods include: Cardamom, peaches, apricot, buttermilk, watermelon, coconut water, honey dew, mint, cucumber, radish, fennel seeds, fenugreek seed, water, cold milk.
Cooling foods include: watermelon, spicy foods, leafy vegetables.
Warming foods include: Ice cream, whole grains, ginger.
Do eating certain foods have an effect of the human body temperature?