Staying hydrated in hot weather is key. Every cell, tissue and organ in our bodies needs water to work correctly. Your body uses water to maintain its temperature, remove waste and lubricate joints. Water is the best option for staying hydrated but other drinks and foods can help.
Cucs are 96% water, very high in iron, vitamin K and B6. Whether you slice em’, dice em’ or add them to your water, cucumbers have great antioxidant/detoxing properties.
High in water content (95%), salad greens are a great choice. Skip the iceberg and opt for darker greens which offer higher fiber and nutrients. Enjoy a salad, add greens to your sandwich or wrap a burger.
85% water – one of the most nutrient dense berries with a dose of fiber, vitamin C, vitamin K and manganese. They protect our bodies from free radicals, unstable molecules that damage cellular structure, contribute to aging and diseases like cancer.
87% water, crisp and refreshing, perfect for traveling, snacking and keeping hydrated. They offer more powerful antioxidant beta-carotene than any other vegetable or fruit. Studies have found that compounds in carrots help protect aging skin, lung and oral cavity cancers.
You say to-may-toes, I say to-mah-toe. However you say it, eat it! 94% water, tomatoes are also full of vitamins A and C, potassium and the powerful cancer-fighting antioxidant lycopene.