10 FOODS TO EAT TO STAY HYDRATED

1. Strawberries

92% Water

Rich in vitamin C, potassium, folic acid and fiber. They also contain the powerful antioxidants anthocyanins, ellagic acid and quercetin.

2. Cantaloupe

90% Water

Chock full of vitamin A and vitamin C and the fiber, potassium and choline also contribute to heart health.

3. Cucumbers

95% Water

Besides containing vitamin K, which aids bone health, cucumbers could also help stave off disease. They contain lignans which may decrease the risk of heart disease and several types of cancer.

4. Watermelon

95% Water

Watermelon has been shown to recover muscle soreness better than a placebo; Watermelon is also fat-free—it only 40 calories per cup—and is high in the phytonutrient lycopene, a powerful antioxidant.

5. Baby Carrots

90% Water

Just 25 grams per serving and rich in vitamin A and beta-carotene.

6. Celery

95% Water

A phenomenal low-calorie snack and rich in such phytonutrients as phenolic acids, flavonols and phytosterols.

7. Tomatoes

94% Water

Just 22 calories per medium sized tomato and zero grams of fat. Contain alpha-lipoic acid that helps the body convert glucose into energy.

8. Spinach

91% Water

One of the best sources of dietary potassium and a great source of iron.

 

9. Grapefruit

90% Water

Fat-free, sodium-free and cholesterol-free. Also a great snack that has been used in weight-loss diets.

10. Broccoli

90% Water

A nutrition powerhouse—Just one cup supplies over 100% of your daily vitamin C and vitamin K needs. Broccoli is also extremely high in vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients in relation to calorie content, just 31 calories per cup. A huge staple of the bodybuilder’s diet.

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