Staying hydrated is important for your health. Not drinking enough water can lead to low blood pressure, increased heart rate, headaches, and muscle cramps. While drinking water is very
important, by incorporating fruits and veggies into your diet you can be sure to stay hydrated in a tasty way.
Water Content 92% - You can add watermelon to your diet by consuming it as a refreshing snack or side dish.
Water Content 91% - Include strawberries in your diet by blending them into smoothies or incorporating them into salads. They also make for a sweet addition to sandwiches and wraps.
Water Content 90% - You can consume cantaloupe plain or add it to salads, smoothies, yogurt or salsa. It also makes a great side at breakfast.
Water Content 89% - Peaches are commonly combined with smoothies and salads and also make a great addition to cottage cheese and yogurt.
Water Content 88% - The water and fiber in oranges may promote feelings of fullness, which is helpful for keeping your appetite under control.
Water Content 95% - Cucumbers are commonly added to salads and sandwiches, but they can also be included in dishes like stir-frys and soups.
Water Content 96% - You can add lettuce to your diet by using it to make salads. Additionally, lettuce can be used as a “bun” for burgers or wraps instead of a tortilla to substitute for less-hydrating grains.
Water Content 94% - You can include zucchini in your diet by eating it on its own as a side dish or add it to soups, salads and stir-frys. You can also cut it into strips to create “noodles” that you
can use as an alternative to regular pasta.
Contributed by Paula Bodine, 2019 Stonehill View