Top Hydrating Foods

There are many foods that have a high water content. In addition to drinking water, eating the fruits and veggies listed below can help a person stay hydrated:

Percentage of water in each Fruit:

  • 90+%: watermelon, strawberries, cantaloupe, grapefruit
  • 85%- 89%r: raspberries, pineapples, plums, peaches, oranges, cranberries, apricots, blueberries
  • 80%-84%: apples, cherries, grapes, pears

Percentage of water in each Vegetable:

  • 90% and above: iceberg lettuce, cucumbers, celery, tomatoes, zucchini, broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, sweet peppers, spinach, romaine lettuce
  • 85%-89%: Carrots, winter squash, parsley, hot peppers, kale, Brussel sprouts
  • 80%-84%: green peas, artichoke, leek

Signs of dehydration can appear in many form, one of them being hunger. Making an effort to drink water daily and eat foods high in water content can go a long way and our Naturopathic Dr.Ling Voon can help you with your meal planning and help you stay healthy and Hydrated.