With summer nearly here, ancient Glucon-D (Glucose powder) ads of the sun sucking energy and water with a straw comes to mind. Feeling thirsty, dizziness, headaches are few symptoms of dehydration, which can worsen in the hotter months. Hoping for normalcy, one cannot shelve summer plans into isolation. In order to have a “hot girl summer” we must take care of our health!
Drinking water is of course one of the best ways to stay hydrated, and so is eating fruits that are high in water and nutrients that are sucked out by the Glucose sun. Adding these fruits to your summer diet can result in healthier skin, healthier body and refreshing snacks.
The following are 7 water rich fruits that are excellent for hydration during summer.
They contain a water content of 92%, and is the probably the fruit associated the most with summer and hydration. Watermelons are low in calories and contain powerful antioxidants. It can be consumed as sliced fruit directly or in salads.
They contain a water content percentage of 95, and are also well known for their hydrating properties. Cucumbers are multi purpose fruits as they can be used for skincare as well as consumption. They are also extremely low in calories and help flushing out toxins, making them a great addition to snacks and salads.
They contain water content of 94 percentage. Juicy and fibre rich, these fruits provide Vitamin A and C, among many others. They’re also rich in fibre and antioxidants, and make a great addition to any salad or meal, and can even be made into a soup!
They have an 88 % water content and are a very beneficial member of the citrus family. Grapefruits contain potassium, vitamin A and many other vitamins and minerals. They are rich in fibre and can help in reducing cholesterol and blood sugar levels. They can be mixed into salads or blended into a smoothie.
Water makes up nearly 90 percentage of this fruit. Muskmelons also happen to be full of fibre, and can help with weight loss, digestion, blood pressure control. They contain many vitamins and nutrients and can help skin look better due to the antioxidants and collagen present. The fruit can be eaten sliced or as a juice.
They have a water content of 91 percentage. Strawberries contain multiple benefits, such as helping reduce inflammation and play a role in controlling heart diseases, cancers, blood sugar and even Alzheimer’s. This fruit can be consumed directly, in blended juices, or as an addition to cakes, sandwiches, ice creams and so on.
When life gives you dehydration, make lemonade! Containing 88-89 percentage of water, these popular fruits make appearances in a wide variety of drinks, snacks and dishes. Lemons contain vitamin B6, C and potassium. They are good for the heart and kidneys, and can help reduce the risk of anemia and some cancers. They can be consumed as lemon juice in the form of lemonade or as an additional flavouring.
These are some fruits one should ideally consume a bit more in the summer months to stave off dehydration and loss of energy. Incorporating various fruit recipes into our daily diet can do a world of good for our physical health.
Let us vow to be as hydrated as possible to enjoy 2022’s hot girl summer!