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3 Ways To Eat Your Water

Hydration can come from a plate and not just a water bottle! 

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Water, agua, h20, no matter what you call it, we all know the importance of it! Water is the most fundamental part of our bodies and lives, so it’s safe to say that we need plenty of it. Experts suggest you consume half of your body weight in water daily for proper hydration—whoa! So what’s a gal to do?

Before chugging, check out these lists of produce packed with hydration.

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Fruits and vegetables are the keys to hydration, as they are the food groups that contain the highest water content. The fruits and vegetables listed below are between 85-97% water.

Fruits:

  • Watermelon
  • Strawberries
  • Grapefruit
  • Cantaloupe
  • Peaches
  • Blackberries
  • Papaya
  • Nectarines
  • Apricots
  • Pineapple
  • Raspberries
  • Apples
  • Blueberries
  • Mangoes

Veggies:

  • Lettuce
  • Celery
  • Radishes
  • Cucumber
  • Zucchini
  • Watercress
  • Tomatoes
  • Bell Peppers
  • Asparagus
  • Mushrooms
  • Swiss Chard
  • Cabbage
  • Okra
  • Cauliflower

Here are three easy (and yummy) ways to eat water instead! 

1. Smoothies

There’s no easier way to up your water intake than packing the blender with a fun medley of fruits and veggies! When done correctly, smoothies can replace several glasses of water and keep you feeling full and hydrated throughout the day. Check out the hydrating smoothie recipe above, and peep more smoothie recipes here!

2. Salad

Have your water for lunch with this super tasty salad recipe! This salad contains super hydrating ingredients that’ll take up your water intake and please your tastebuds. So take a look, and check out HealthyGutKitchen for more awesome recipes!

3. DIY Popsicles

Homemade popsicles are the sweetest way to eat your way to your daily water goal! Freeze up some of your favorite (and most hydrating) fruits with this recipe from LiveHealthyWithLexi. Check it out! 

How do you reach your water goals? Let us know in the comments below!

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