Stay Hydrated With These Tasty Treats

 
Disclaimer: This content was originally posted on  ClevelandClinic.org .

Disclaimer: This content was originally posted on ClevelandClinic.org.

Spring has sprung, which means that temperatures will be rising soon. Keep your body hydrated by drinking plenty of water and snacking on these nutritious, water-heavy foods.

  • Cucumbers: Fresh cucumbers contain 95% water and have anti-inflammatory properties. Research also shows that they can prevent signs of wrinkles and aging.
  • Celery: This crunchy vegetable is also 95% water. It is low in calories but high in vitamin K, folate and potassium.
  • Iceberg lettuce: This lettuce makes a great base for a summer salad since it has a high water content (95%)!
  • Zucchini: Fresh zucchini has a high water content and is packed with antioxidants, including beta-carotene, lutein and zeaxanthin — which are great for eye health.
  • Watermelon: Of course WATERmelon is full of water - 91% to be exact. This fruit can help protect your cells from sun damage and improve your complexion.
  • Strawberries: Aside from being a tasty treat, strawberries are full of water and has compounds that can improve cognitive function.
  • Cauliflower: This veggie is actually 92% water. It’s rich in vitamin C, vitamin K and other key nutrients. It can also help lower cholesterol and lower your risk of cancer.

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