5 Best Water Fruits to Stay Hydrated
Drinking eight glasses of water a day – that’s the only rule of hydration. Isn’t it?
Perhaps, not. Staying hydrated in the scorching and draining summer heat is only a matter of tastes and preferences. The are several yummy, tempting drinks to try and several hydrating vegetables, fruits, and foodstuffs to keep your throat from parching. Today’s blog is going to dive deep into the sweetest approach of summer hydration, i.e., fruits.
Believe it or not, the following five fruits bring the best supply of nutrients and water to your body. By maintaining an appropriate water level in your body, these water fruits keep your skin, hair, and overall health, glowing and growing. So continue reading to unravel some of the best water-rich fruits to help you stay hydrated!
The Blood-Red Apple shown in the Snow-white movie would have left anyone pondering upon the composition and nature of the fruit. However, unlike the poisonous nature of that particular apple, an ordinary one can prove to be a treasure trove!
With 85.56% of water, the apples are an excellent source of hydration, as well as many nutrients. Eating an apple a day can greatly replace the lost water content. If you are unable to eat an entire apple, then you can also add some applesauce or apple butter into your meal. Or else, drink a glass of apple juice and ward off your dehydration!
Apart from considerable water content, apples are rich in carbohydrates, fiber, iron, calcium, potassium, phosphorus, vitamin B, K, C, A, E, and several other essential nutrients. Regularly eating an apple can significantly improve neurological and heart health.
The citrusy, tangy grapefruit is one of the best fruit-snacks. Not only because of the portable size of the fruit but also because it can provide you with ample boost of energy and quench your thirst while you’re on-the-go.
About 92 percent of the total fruit content comprises water. Thus, one grapefruit in the breakfast is capable of keeping you hydrated for efficient functioning and performance throughout the day, provided that you take half of the recommended amount of water during the rest of the day. The high Vitamin A and C content in the fruit boost your immune system and may even reduce your suffering in a Cold. Even more, consuming half a grapefruit or drinking one glass of fresh grapefruit juice can speed up weight loss. So if you’re on a weight-reducing diet plan, this is your fruit!
With a 91.45% water content, the watermelon is mostly water, minerals, vitamins, and a few calories. Perhaps, it is in the account of the large water composition that watermelon forms an integral part of summer parties and picnics. A 154-grams of watermelon serving provides half a glass of water (118ml) and essential nutrients, such as vitamin A and magnesium.
Moreover, the consumption of watermelon can provide several other benefits like blood pressure regulation and asthma prevention.
In every 100 grams of oranges that you consume, 86.75 grams of it is water. With such a high water content, oranges are one of the best water fruits. The orange citrus balls come packed with Vitamin A, B, and C keeps the immune system healthy and running efficiently. Plus, high vitamin content prevents recurring ear infections and also protects against cold to some extent. This water-fruit takes care of your skin, lowers cholesterol levels, and also keeps the blood pressure under control.
Oranges, however, may be difficult to peel and eat while you’re out or on a workout. For that very reason, here’s a tip for staying hydrated smartly: Using an electric juicer or blender, prepare the fresh juice of the orange, and store it in the refrigerator in a bottle. It will stay fresh and drinkable for three days. In this way, you need not compromise on your hydration only because you’ve got a hectic schedule.
Probably, everyone in the world loves strawberries with their sweet and sugary taste! These nutritious and scrumptious berries are some of the best fruits for hydration. A strawberry comprises of 90.95% water, vitamins, antioxidants, and minerals. Also, the amazing part about these popular berries is that you can add them to your diet in a rather amusing way. Make your everyday meal interesting by adding strawberries to almost everything from smoothies, cocktails, jams to salads!
Now that you’ve learned about fruits that possess high water content, you can make your hydration plans inclusive of them. And trust me, when you do that, you will not miss a single goal on that appetizing hydration plan of yours (unlike the boring eight glasses that we often forget!).
But remember, fruits possess a high sugar content too. Thus, diabetic patients must be really careful and considerate of their overall consumption. Also, you must not forget that while the fruits may be tastier, they’re not a complete replacement of water. You must maintain a relatively equal intake of water and fruits. So stay hydrated, and more importantly, stay healthy!