Read on for 10 of the most hydrating foods to help improve your energy, focus, and overall health.
Strawberries contain about 91% water and are one of the most refreshing fruits.
It may come as no surprise that cucumbers rank highly among hydrating foods, the contain 95% water. Cucumbers are also an excellent source of vitamin K.
Made of 95% water, celery may not technically have “negative calories,” but are a refreshing (and very hydrating) alternative to dry, calorie-dense snacks.
Rich in antioxidants and vitamin C, raw bell peppers comprise approximately 92% water.
Made up of about 90% water, cantaloupe is an often overlooked all-star among hydrating foods. It’s also rich in vitamin A, vitamin C, and a number of B vitamins.
Grapefruit has been celebrated for an array of potential health benefits, and its appetite-curbing water content is no exception. At 90% water, grapefruit’s water content is comparable to that of cantaloupe’s.
We all know that spinach is good for us, but here’s one more reason to add to the list: Spinach contains approximately 91% water, making it one of the best leafy greens to supplement your water intake.
As long as you’re eating spinach, it wouldn’t hurt to throw a few slices of tomato on top. This hydrating food contains 94% water as well as impressive amounts of biotin, vitamin C, and vitamin K.
The next time you’re in the produce aisle, consider picking up a bunch of radishes. This crunchy, slightly bitter root veggie packs plenty of nutrients and contains 95% water.
Perhaps the most predictable of our favorite hydrating foods is watermelon. At about 91% water content, this fruit also contains healthy doses of vitamin A, vitamin B6, and antioxidants.