In the heat we need something that will cool us down. These are the foods that will hydrate us.
Watermelon consists of about 92% water, which makes it an ideal food for hydration. Watermelon also has a high content of vitamin A, vitamin B6 and vitamin C.
Cucumbers are made up of about 95% water, but they also have a high concentration of potassium and polyphenols, which can help reduce inflammation.
Pineapple is high in both vitamin C and manganese, a metal important for improving bone and connective tissue health.
With about 92% water content, grapefruit is one of the most moisturizing fruits. It is high in vitamins A, C and lycopene, a powerful antioxidant that helps protect cells from damage. It also has a low glycemic index, which means it has a very small effect on raising blood sugar levels.
High in b-carotene and vitamin C, mangoes are a perfect, juicy, moisturizing summer fruit. It is also high in vitamin A, which helps improve the health of our skin.
Celery is made up of about 95% water, and is high in vitamin K and a good source of dietary fiber.
Fruits and vegetables are not the only foods that can hydrate you. Yogurt is actually quite high in water content of up to 85% and is a great source of electrolytes, proteins, calcium and probiotics that promote healthy gut bacteria.