6 Foods to Prevent Dehydration

When you're thirsty, drink a full glass of cold is very tempting. Apparently, not only drinks that can be an alternative to current prevent dehydration the body, but also food.

"Fruits and vegetables contain 90 percent water. Although the water level is not large enough for our bodies, but a good source when it is needed fluids, "says Roberta Anding, a spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and the Diet, as well as director of sports nutrition at Texas Children's Hospital.

As reported by The Huffington Post, the following six foods with high water content is good to help meet the needs of body fluids.

Watermelon has a high level of hydration, about 92 percent water. In addition, watermelon also contains nutrients beta carotene (a nutrient that would be a vitamin A), lycopene, and vitamin C. Fresh red fruit and is rich in electrolytes sodium and potassium that can be used as a substitute for body fluids after exercise.

Most of the content of the cucumber is water. Cucumbers also contain vitamin C and can make the skin brighter. The content of dietary fiber in it can expel toxins from the digestive system that launched the process of digestion.


Make a bowl of oatmeal to increase your body's fluids. This slurry has a moisture content more than cucumbers and oranges. That's because corn can absorb water or milk that is used when cooking oatmeal.

Very high water content that can cope with dehydration after the body does not consume water 12-14 hours. The high water content makes the fruit is cantaloupe good for gout sufferers because it helps the expense of uric acid in the body.

Meat does not seem to have hydration levels, but there was moisture in it. According to CNN, 4-ounce steak grilled to 2.2 ounces of water.

Apples or apple sauce has a good level of hydration. An apple contains 110 milliliters of water. Apples are also a source of vitamin C and can fight against cholesterol. It also contains many minerals including calcium, magnesium, potassium, iron, and zinc.
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