15 Foods That Help You Stay Hydrated

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We wrote recently about the importance of proper hydration during the hotter months, exercise and indeed in general, but here’s another set of tips that you’ll probably really enjoy.

Many people do struggle to drink the right amount of water each day, so hopefully this will prove helpful as you eat your way to hydrated bliss.

It’s still incredibly important to drink plenty of water—especially in the summertime—but you can quench your thirst with these 15 hugely hydrating foods, all of which are at least 90% water by weight (raw – not cooked).

1. Cucumber – water content: 96.7%

2. Iceberg lettuce  – water content: 95.6%

3. Celery – watecontent: 95.4%

4. Radishes – water content: 95.3%

5. Tomatoes – water content: 94.5%

6. Green peppers – water content: 93.9%

7. Cauliflower – water content: 92.1%

8. Watermelon – water content: 91.5% water

9. Spinach – water content: 91.4% water

10. Star fruit – water content: 91.4% water

11. Strawberries – water content: 91.0%

12. Broccoli– water content: 90.7%

13. Grapefruit – water content: 90.5%

14. Baby carrots – water content: 90.4%

15. Cantaloupe – water content: 90.2%

These tasty treats are not only super-hydrating, but are also packed with vital vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients essential for good health.