Many people don’t put much thought on keeping their body hydrated when on a diet. Human body is about 50-65% water and therefore, to keep the body functioning fine, you need to keep it hydrated. It may seem to be a daunting task keeping the water levels in the body under control. And no, you don’t have to just drink a lot of water to keep the water in your body on the ideal level.
20% of the daily water intake in our body comes from solid food and not water only. There are plenty of foods that are high in the water content and using them can keep your body hydrated, fit and healthy. Let’s find out more about these.
Cucumber has a water content of almost 96%. It is a perfect vegetable not only for losing weight but also to keep your body hydrated. You can use it in salads or just chop it up and eat it just like that. It will keep you and your body fresh.
Watermelon is an excellent fruit when it comes to keeping the water content in your body up to the right levels. And, the best part is they are also ideal for weight loss. They will make your tummy full with the water and you will not have an urge to eat a lot. Thus, they are ideal for weight loss and for keeping your body hydrated.
We use tomatoes everyday and it is a great fruit to keep you hydrated when you are on a diet. It is 94% water and can be used in a wide variety of ways like salads, soups etc. You can even eat it raw and keep your water contents just where they should be.
Who doesn’t love pineapples? They are one of the most favorite fruits of people and they have high water content. Thus, you can eat it when on diet and the water level of your body will automatically be restored to the needed level while you are enjoying the fruit.
Berries of all kinds are excellent if you want to keep your body hydrated. Strawberries particularly are excellent during diet and are great when it comes to hydration and taste. They have a water content of 92% and can be taken in a wide variety of ways.
The fruits and vegetables mentioned above are an excellent way to keep your body hydrated when you are on a diet.