Top Five Hydrating Foods for Summer

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Drinking water and keeping yourself hydrated is very important during summer. It is also equally important to eat foods that are rich in water content and packed with vitamins, electrolytes and other vital nutrients to keep your body hydrated and healthy to deal with the summer heat.

Here is a list of the top five hydrating foods that will help you to keep yourself healthy and hydrated during the hot summer season.

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Cucumbers

Cucumbers are juicy and refreshing. They have 96% water and are also rich in vitamin C. Cucumbers are good for the skin. They reduce inflammation, puffiness and swelling around the eyes.

Tomatoes

Tomatoes are made up of 94% water and help to keep you hydrated.Tomatoes are rich in vitamin A, vitamin C and potassium. They are also rich in the antioxidant lycopene. Lycopene helps to fight aging and cancer. Tomatoes are best eaten fresh to hydrate the body.

Watermelon

Watermelon has 92% water and helps to keep your body well hydrated during summer. Watermelon has essential nutrients like vitamin A and vitamin C, minerals like sodium, calcium and potassium.

Strawberries

Strawberries have 92% water and are rich in vitamin C, potassium, folic acid, riboflavin, vitamin B5, vitamin B6, Omega - 3 fatty acids, vitamin K, magnesium, copper and fiber. Strawberries keep your body hydrated and provides vital nutrition.

Strawberries are delicious and are a great choice during summer as a snack or in a fruit salad.

Cantaloupes

Cantaloupes have 92% of water along with vitamin A, vitamin C, sodium, potassium,. The high water content helps to keep your body hydrated during the summer heat. Cantaloupes are delicious and are great to eat.

References
livestrong.com
besthealthmag.ca


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author avatar Stella Mitchell
31st Mar 2014 (#)

very useful info vellur
Bless you
Stella

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author avatar cnwriter..carolina
31st Mar 2014 (#)

indeed most helpful vellur...many thanks..and strawberries are the tip of stars to whiten their teeth...

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author avatar Mark Gordon Brown
31st Mar 2014 (#)

In the summer watermelons are super popular for sure.

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author avatar Fern Mc Costigan
31st Mar 2014 (#)

Nice post!

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author avatar vellur
1st Apr 2014 (#)

Stella Mitchell thank you,

cnwriter carolina thank you for the information.

Mark Gordon Brown oh yes, watermelons are delicious and quenches thirst like no other fruit can.

Fern Mc Costigan thank you.

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author avatar Carol
1st Apr 2014 (#)

Very helpful information, many thanks

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author avatar vellur
2nd Apr 2014 (#)

Carol thank you.

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author avatar Ptrikha
2nd Apr 2014 (#)

Come summer and Watermelons are everyone's favorites!

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author avatar vellur
2nd Apr 2014 (#)

Ptrikha yes watermelon is definitely great during summer.

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author avatar Mariah
2nd Apr 2014 (#)

Thank you vellur, ever the reliable source of good tips and information.

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author avatar vellur
2nd Apr 2014 (#)

Mariah thank you for stopping by.

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author avatar Sivaramakrishnan A
14th Apr 2014 (#)

Watermelons, tomatoes and cucumbers are readily available and affordable too. Thanks for this useful share, Vellur - siva

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author avatar vellur
16th Apr 2014 (#)

Sivaramakrishnan thank you for reading and yes they are budget friendly.

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