7 Superfoods that keep you Hydrated
Dehydration is not an unfamiliar word. And we all know that it is related to the Water. If you take the prescribed amount of water, you may prevent the dehydration.
Do you know the exact prescribed amount of water?
Many Health authorities generally recommend eight 8-ounce glasses, which equals about 2+ liters, or half a gallon. Known as the 8×8 rule, just for making it easier to remember.
“According to a report, 75% of Americans may Suffer From Chronic Dehydration.”
if you find that one surprising then what’s about this one, “80% of Australians suffer from symptoms typical of dehydration and the majority don’t recognize key symptoms.”
Our body is over 60 percent water, and we lose this water in many forms by sweating, breathing, pooping, peeing etc.
To keep your body functions work properly. We should take plenty of water daily but now along with drinking the water, we should eat the water.
Eat the Water, Yes! There is tons of food available that are loaded with water content. Here we have prepared a list of those fruits and vegetables that have various vitamins, minerals, and nutrients along with hydrating properties.
Water Content: – 97%
Cucumber has the highest amount of water content in compare of any other natural solid food. Each of the 100 pounds of cucumbers is composed of 99% water, by weight.
Cucumber has vitamin A, Vitamin C, Folic Acid and other fibers, shows their power whenever you use it as the aid of Dark Circle, Puffy Eyes, and other skin problems.
You can use the pretty slices of this water-fruit in your Salads, Dips, Soups, and unforgettable, the Pickles.
Water Content: – 95.5%
This Cruciferous Vegetable are packed with antioxidant, Flavonoids and essential minerals, folate, magnesium, Calcium and Vitamins, C, A, K, B6, B2. Celery is a light vegetable which improves digestion, reduces heart risk and showing some anti-inflammatory properties also.
Always buy fresh Celeries and Enjoy the soups, stews, casseroles, or eat it raw.
Water Content: – 94.5%
Red and fresh tomatoes can enhance the color and taste of your food. Tomatoes have a high content of water, especially in the small and perfect size ones.
Tomatoes have an impressive amount of Vitamin A, C and Vitamin K, Vitamin B6, folate and thiamin as well.
Water Content: – 92%
Watermelon is the richest source of Lycopene, an oxidant that fights from Cancer and Heart Diseases which is mostly available in Red and Orange Fruits and Vegetables.
Enjoy the watermelon with endless creative possibilities of recipes mix-ups.
Water Content: – 91.4%
Spinach is loaded with lutein, fiber, potassium, vitamin E, and antioxidants.
These healthy green leaves are low in fat and even lower in cholesterol, good for healthy bones, Brain and Nervous function and prevent Heart attack and Anaemia.
Raw Spinach leaves in your Sandwich or in Salad may give you an option to prepare the hydrated nutritional breakfast.
Water Content: – 90.7%
Same as cruciferous vegetables, berries have the hydrating properties, Blackberries with 88.2% water content, while strawberries are better with about 91%.
These small red berries are rich in vitamin C, B, Folate, and antioxidants. Make the Strawberry Smoothies, include them in Salads to baked dishes.
Water Content: – 90%
Lemon is the well known healthy member of Citrus Fruit family. It has the slightly better amount of hydrating content than other members of Citrus Family with being a rich source of Vitamin C.
Lemon helps to boost immunity, indigestion, fights against stroke and dehydration. Lemon works best when it coupled with water.
This list of superfoods can’t end here, there are several other superfoods are also available with hydrating properties. Eggplant, Zucchini, Cantaloupe, Bell-Peppers, Pear, Lettuce, Pineapple, Baby Carrots, Lemon, Grapefruit, Oranges, Broccoli, Yogurt, Blueberries, Kiwi etc.
By including these healthy foods in your diet, you can easily consume your daily Water requirement.
So try to take much water daily and whenever you go outside never forget to take the water bottle or some superfoods that work better than a bottle.