Hydration is always important, especially in summer. It is a fact that water is the best drink for that purpose, but there are still some foods that can provide the same effect.
These four foods will help you maintain the electrolyte balance and provide normal function of your organism:
It contains large amount of water and vitamin C. 100g of cucumber have only 16 calories, which makes it an ideal choice for the hot summer days.
Tomatoes contain a lot of water and fiber. They are also a great source of antioxidants that will help you calm skin damaged after excessive sun exposure.
Zucchini, also known as courgette, is 95% water and it is the best food you can eat in summer. It is not only low in calories and rich in fiber, but also a great source of folic acid, vitamin A and C.
By consuming this sweet gift of nature in the hot summer days you will hydrate and freshen your body, because watermelon is 90% water.
Because of the large amount of water this fruit gives a feeling of satiety, and it is low in calories — it has only 29 calories in 100g. Watermelon is rich in vitamin A, C, beta-carotene, lycopene, iron, zinc. It is often used to detox the body, thanks to the high water content.