7 ways to keep yourself hydrated with little water

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A tall glass of water is the best known way to stay hydrated, however there are also alternative options  if you don’t like the taste of tapped water, or even bottled water, and we gathered the 7 ways to keep yourself hydrated with little water.

 

1. Watermelon

Healt-Benefits-of-WatermelonWatermelon is made up of 92 percent water.  It also contains salt, calcium and magnesium which is a great combination to keep rehydrated.

2. Celery

Screen Shot 2015-10-06 at 9.17.04 PMCelery stalks consist of 95 percent water, high in fiber and rich in minerals including potassium and vitamin K.

3. Cucumbers

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Are considered water-logged fruits and vegetables. Composed with 96 percent water, cucumbers have no saturated fat or cholesterol, and are very high in vitamin K, vitamin B6 and iron.

4. Strawberries

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Strawberries are a sweet treat perfect for staying hydrated. They consist 92 percent water and are high on fiber and vitamin C.

5. Lettuce

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Iceberg lettuce contains 96 percent water.  Eating salads with iceberg lettuce will keep you hydrated.

 

6. Skimmed milk

Screen Shot 2015-10-06 at 9.21.00 PMMilk is an excellent source of calcium and perfect for rehydration and recovery after exercise.  Just be sure to choose a slimmed-down carton since the fat in whole milk can delay fluid replacement.

7. Coffee

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Coffee contributes to your water needs, coffee gives you sharper memory, boosts your athletic endurance and performance, and reduces the risk of many serious ailments like diabetes and heart disease.

 

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