When thinking about your daily diet, one of the key areas for consideration is just how hydrated you are managing to be over the course of a day. Along with obvious things like drinking plenty of water, there is also a whole host of fruits and vegetables that are especially effective for aiding and maintaining hydration within the body. To make sure that you are fully healthy at all times, here are twenty-one of the best fruit and veg for keeping you hydrated.
Lettuce is literally 95 percent water per volume, and it clocks in at just five calories per shredded cup!
Cucumber is another vegetable that clocks in at 95 percent water, and is just eight calories per half cup slice.
Again, another 95 percent water beauty! A whole medium sized zucchini is only 33 calories.
Celery is one of those foods that is considered ‘negative calories’, because you actually use more calories to digest it in your stomach than you are getting from it!
At 94 percent water and high in antioxidants, tomatoes of perfect to much on all year long for healthy hydration.
Strawberries are 92 percent water, and I defy you to find a food more sweet and delicious that is mostly water!
Eggplant is one of the heartiest water based foods around. You can make an amazing vegetation meal with it that feels substantial and filling.
It’s purple and it’s 92 percent water, so you get to enjoy pretty colours at the same time being nice and hydrated!
Bell peppers are 92 percent water, and also an excellent source of Vitamin C and Vitamin A.
Chuck spinach in to a summer salad for instant veggie hydration. It’s also full of fibre, protein and zinc.
Not only is cauliflower hydrating, but it is also cruciferous which means it is a super high source of antioxidants.
The clue is in the name with this one! It’s 91 percent water and it’s flipping delicious!
Broccoli isn’t a vegetable that immediately comes to mind as hydrating, but the proof is in the science as it’s actually 91 percent water.
Grapefruit is insanely hydrating at 91 percent water, and it is only 39 calories per half. A perfect healthy breakfast!
Cantaloupe is 90 percent water and also provides lots of Vitamin A and Vitamin C.
There’s nothing like eating a juicy peach. That sweet, overflowing water will definitely hydrate you and the skin provides a great source of fibre.
Carrots are more associated with there bet carotene content, but they are also another veg that can provide good hydration.
At 87 percent and high in antioxidants, raspberries should be one of your favourite summer time treats.
Pineapple has a quintessential summer taste, and at 87 percent water it is also super hydrating and healthy!
Cranberries have lots of different health benefits, one of the them being super hydration at 87 percent water.
There’s nothing like juicy citrus! Oranges are 87 percent water and only about 50 calories per medium sized item.