10 Fruits and Vegetables That Hydrate Your Body and Energize You

Staying hydrated is very important as dehydration can lead to skin problems, headaches, and muscle cramps. But drinking plain water is not the only way to ensure the necessary hydration. There are certain fruits and vegetables that contain so much water that you basically eat the water while enjoying a tasty meal.

We believe that there is nothing more enjoyable than eating a nice bowl of fruit or salad in the summer, which is why we have created a list of the fruits and vegetables with the highest water content.

Mango

Water content: Up to 83%
Nutritional facts: They are very high in potassium, vitamin A, beta-carotene, and vitamin C.

Blueberries

Nutritional facts: They are very high in potassium, vitamin A, vitamin K, and phosphorus.

Pineapple

Water content: Up to 86%
Nutritional facts: They are very high in potassium, magnesium, vitamin C, folate, and vitamin A.

Orange

Water content: Up to 88%
Nutritional facts: They are very high in fiber, potassium, vitamin C, and disease-fighting antioxidants.

Nectarines and Asian pear

Water content: Up to 88%
Nutritional facts: Asian pears are very high in potassium, while nectarines contain good amounts of vitamin A, potassium, beta-carotene and phosphorus.

Cantaloupe

Water content: Up to 90%
Nutritional facts: One cup of cantaloupe contains 2 grams of fiber and is very rich in vitamin A, which boosts the immune system.

Strawberry

Water content: Up to 91%
Nutritional facts: They are rich in fiber, antioxidants, vitamin C, folate, and manganese.

Watermelon

Nutritional facts: They are rich in vitamin A, vitamin C, magnesium, and powerful antioxidants, including lycopene.

Zucchini

Water content: Up to 94%
Nutritional facts: They are high in vitamin C since one cup contains 35% of the daily recommended amount.

Cucumber and lettuce

Water content: Cucumber has up to 95% and lettuce up to 96%

Nutritional facts: Cucumbers are very low in calories and provide small amounts of vitamin K, potassium, and magnesium. Lettuce is very rich in folate, which is very beneficial for pregnant women, and also has high amounts of vitamin K and vitamin A.

What are your favorite fruits and how many do you eat every day?

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