Feb 22, 2024, 01:52 PM IST

Foods that help to keep your body hydrated

Khushi Patel


One of the most hydrating foods is cucumbers, which are primarily made of water—roughly 95% of them. Consuming cucumber slices as a snack or adding them to salads can help you drink more water


With over 92% water content, watermelon is another fruit that is very hydrating. You may stay hydrated by adding watermelon to smoothies or eating it as a light snack


With over 91% water content, strawberries are not only delicious but also hydrating. Fresh strawberries are great on their own or as an added hydrating ingredient in salads, oats, and yoghurt


Lettuce has a high water content of about 96%, especially iceberg lettuce kinds. Adding lettuce to sandwiches or salads can help you stay hydrated overall


With almost 95% water content, celery is hydrating and crisp. As a hydrated snack, try celery sticks with peanut butter or hummus


With a water content of about 94%, tomatoes are not only juicy but also hydrating. Add tomatoes to soups, salads, and sandwiches to help them stay hydrated

Bell peppers

With a water content of about 92%, bell peppers, especially the red and green types, are hydrating vegetables. Bell peppers can be added to salads and stir-fries or enjoyed raw as a snack


At roughly 86% water content, oranges are a fruit that is high in hydration. Eat oranges for a cool snack or sip on fresh orange juice to stay more hydrated

This content, including advice, gives generic information only and is in no way a substitute for a qualified medical opinion