Whilst the sun is shining and you’re out living life – it’s key to stay hydrated!
Dehydration can cause fatigue, headaches, skin problems, muscle cramps, low blood pressure and much more and we all know we should be drinking 3 litres of water a day – but you can also get your hydration from food which can contribute a large amount of water to your diet.
Here’s out top 4 hydrating foods to add to your daily to help with hydration:
The clue is in the name!
Watermelon is one of the most hydrating foods you can eat. A 1 cup serving contains over half a cup of water along with some key nutrients, fibres and antioxidants with very few calories.
Over 90% of the weight of strawberries come from water making it a super hydrating fruit.
They also contains fibres, vitamins, minerals and disease fighting antioxidants.
…Add those strawberries to your breakfast, blend them into a smoothie, or team with a drop of cream for a deliciously hydrating dessert.
Low calorie, nutrient packed and almost 90% water weight – peaches are the perfect hydrating addition to any meal.
It may be a surprise, but cucumbers have over 95% water content making them the most hydrating vegetable.
Not only this but they are also super low calorie and include nutrients such as magnesium, vitamin K and potassium. Add them to your stir fry, salads, sandwiches and stay hydrated.