Foods With High Water Content That Will Help You Stay Hydrated In Summers


Foods with high water content are highly prescribed by doctors to stay hydrated during the summers. Check out the bottom list for water-rich foods.

Written By Sushmit Chakraborty | Mumbai | Updated On:
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Two-thirds of the human body is made up of water. Water is a very important factor for our health, mind and body. An average person needs to drink at least 4-5 litres of water daily. But due to work pressure, lifestyle issues maximum people forget to consume the appropriate amount of water that is required by our body. Foods with high water content are highly prescribed by doctors so that even if you forget to drink water, the food you eat will provide your body water. Take a look at these highly water-rich foods that will help.

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10 naturally hydrating food items

Cucumbers have a 96% water content, which is highest among all the food groups.

Tomatoes are made of 95% water which help you stay hydrated

Spinach plants have 93% water content; plus it is a really good source for Iron.

Mushrooms are made up of around 92% water and also possess a good amount of Vitamin B2.

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Watermelons have 91% water content in them and it is no surprise as it is one of the most commonly consumed fruits during summer.

Broccolis have 90% water content and contain a lot of other useful nutrients such as Vitamin K, Vitamin A, Iron, Calcium and folic acid.

Brussel sprouts are made up of 88% water and also a great source of folic acid.

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Oranges contain 86% water in them and also a good source of Vitamin C.

Apples are made of 85% water and also contains Vitamins, fibres and antioxidants.

Blueberries are made of 84% water and also offer Vitamins, fibre, minerals and antioxidants.

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