Written by Sarah
8 Foods To Boost Hydration
It’s starting to hot up outside, which means it’s more important than ever to stay hydrated. Of course water is essential, but there are lots of fruit and vegetables that can give an extra boost to your hydration throughout the day. Check out our faves below…
- Watermelon – it’s literally in the name. Watermelon is made of 92% water, and it’s packed with potassium which helps keep you hydrated.
- Strawberries – a big strawberry can be over 90% water, and contain 5% of your daily potassium intake too. It’s a win win.
- Cucumbers – at 96% water, cucumbers are one of the most hydrating foods out there. Peeling the skin will just further its hydrating effects too.
- Bananas – they might only be 72% water, but bananas are one of the best sources of potassium meaning they’re great post-workout.
- Radishes – with around 95% water content, you should definitely be adding radishes are great to add to a salad. For maximum hydrating effects, make sure you remove some of their skin.
- Tomatoes – not only are tomatoes extremely nutritious, they are around 94% water. Whether you prefer it in salads or as a juice, make sure you get your fix.
- Celery – it might not be your favourite, but celery is full of goodness. Not only is it around 95% water, but it’s high in vitamin k and potassium.
- Bell Peppers – as well as being 92% water, peppers are rich in fibre, vitamins and minerals. They also contain carotenoid antioxidants, which may reduce the risk of certain cancers and eye diseases.