Proper hydration is very important for your health, especially in summers. With gorging heat, your body may often get dehydrated, and eating fruits and vegetable rich in water can help you through the heat.
Not drinking enough water also causes dehydration, that can cause headaches, fatigue, muscle cramps, skin problems etc, and being dehydrated for a longer duration can also cause serious complications in your body. So it is important to get water from every source that you can, apart from drinking water. Your diet can also be a major source of water if you consume the right things.
Here are top 5 Fruits/Vegetables that can make sure you body stays Hydrated throughout:-
Cantaloupe as water content of almost 90% and is an extremely nutritious fruit, with many health benefits. Cantaloupe also contains fibre, which works well in promoting fullness and reducing your appetite and also helps in the digestion process.
This is one of the favourite fruits of almost every person, and with its water content of almost 92%, it is great to munch on at the beginning of the day or as a snack with Chaat Masala/salt sprinkled on top.
It is one of the most hydrating fruits and is easily available everywhere. And to top all the benefits, it is also low in calories, since its mainly made up of water. So not only does this fruit hydrate you but also helps you in losing weight by making you feel full and reducing your appetite.
Oranges have water content of upto 88% and is absolitely healthy. Not only does it provide you with all the Vitamin C that you need to boost your immunity but also hydrates you in the tastiest way. It can be consumed in so many different ways, as juice, as a fruit or even as a topping on a dessert. Rich in fibre and other several nutrients, it can easily be your go to tangy fruit for the summer.
Surprisingly leafy vegetable Lettuce has the highest water content of 96% and has several health promoting properties to keep you hydrated and also contains fibre and folate, which is so important for your everyday meals. Lettuce is high in Vitamin K and A which play a big role in keeping your bones healthy and also makes sure your immune system is working in place. Lettuce can be consumed in a salad, on a sandwich and In so many other ways, making it one of your go to vegetables to keep at home.
Plain yogurt has about 88% of water and a lot of other important nutrients to boost your health. It contains several vitamins and minerals like calcium, phosphorus and potassium which helps your bone health and your overall well being. It is not only a great source for hydration but also contains a good amount of proteins to help you in your weight loss journey.
Keeping healthy will also help you keep free of chronic diseases, like heart disease and cancer. Some more key advantages of eating healthily and working out regularly are that you will live longer, have more energy in daily aspects of your life and you will also be keeping medicine bills down.
Dr. Varsha Dahane started her weight loss and diet clinicin 2008 in Warud, Maharashtra and since then she has received and immersive response from the clients. This motivated her to open a new Weight Loss Clinic in Nagpur in Ramdaspeth. After treating more than 1500+ patients, her experience and service has helped a lot and has been commended by all.