Dehydration can have many negative effects on your health. Drinking water is important for hydration, although some of our daily water intake comes from our diet.
Many fruits and vegetables have a high water content, making the produce section a great place to stock up on hydrating foods at the market.
According to Healthline, some dairy products can also be hydrating, as well as soups and broths.
Whether you’re trying to get some extra hydration or you don’t like drinking your water, it’s beneficial to incorporate hydrating foods into your diet, according to Harvard Medical School.
Here are 12 foods to eat when you’re feeling dehydrated.
Watermelon Is Juicy And Hydrating
Watermelon is not only delicious, but also a water-rich food that can help you stay hydrated, improve heart health, and reduce inflammation.
Cucumbers Are Water Based
Cucumbers not only promote hydration, but they also can help with weight loss, as well as promote regular bowel movements.
Celery Has A High Water Content
Celery is a hydrating food that may also reduce inflammation and promote water retention, while still acting as a satisfying snack.
Blackberries Contain A Lot Of Water
Cottage Cheese Can Be Hydrating
While this dairy product is great to eat when you’re dehydrated, cottage cheese also provides a good source of calcium and protein. The high water content and high protein ingredients in cottage cheese also can you feel fuller, faster.
Iceberg Lettuce Is Made Up Of Mostly Water
Iceberg lettuce has gotten a bad rap over the years. Many claim that it has no nutritional benefit when this water-rich vegetable actually does contain a variety of vitamins and nutrients.
Soups And Broths Contain Water
Soups and broths can help you hydrate, as well as supports healthy joints and weight loss.
Yogurt Is Shockingly Hydrating
A plain yogurt with fresh berries would be a hydrating and energizing snack after a workout.
Radishes Are Water-Rich
Since radishes are 95% water, they would make a great snack or salad topping if you are feeling dehydrated.
Carrots Also Have A High Water Content
In addition to adding water to your diet, carrots also have many other health benefits. They are also a good source of fiber, and contain many vitamins and minerals, such as vitamin K and potassium.
Spinach Is Hydrating
Putting spinach into fruit smoothies is an easy way to eat to consume this healthy, beneficial, leafy green, as well as adding some extra hydration.
Grapefruit Has A High Water Content As Well
Starting your day with a grapefruit for breakfast can easily contribute to your daily fluid count, as well as add antioxidants and build up your immune system.
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