A bounty of refreshing fruits and veggies

Eat Up to Increase Fluids this Summer

Plenty of foods contain plenty of water--and that counts toward the fluids you need to stay hydrated this summer. Add some of these to your diet:

  • Cucumber: 96 percent water
  • Celery: 95.4 percent water
  • Radishes: 95.3 percent water
  • Tomatoes: 94.5 percent water
  • Green peppers: 93.9 percent water
  • Cauliflower: 92.1 percent water
  • Watermelon: 91.5 percent water
  • Spinach: 91.4 percent water
  • Strawberries: 91 percent water
  • Broccoli: 90.7 percent water
  • Grapefruit: 90.5 percent water
  • Baby carrots: 90.4 percent water
  • Cantaloupe: 90.2 percent water

Sources

"15 Foods That Help You Stay Hydrated" by Amanda MacMillan, www.health.com