7 Healthy and Hydrating Foods: SparkPeople SlideShow
7 Healthy and Hydrating Foods
Written by Melinda Hershey, Staff Writer
Believe it or not, your green childhood nemesis is made of 91% water! Broccoli contains 20 calories per cup and is a great source of fiber, calcium and vitamin C.
Tart and tangy grapefruit is made up of 91% water and only has 104 calories per fruit. Plus, just one serving supplies 120% of your daily value for vitamin C.
Thirsty? Eat more salad! The humble spinach leaf is made up of 92% water and is just 7 calories per serving. Fill up on leafy greens for a healthy dose of vitamin A, vitamin C and fiber.
Eggplant is one of the most misunderstood vegetables in the produce section. But don't let its shiny purple exterior and spongy texture scare you away! Eggplant is made of 92% water and contains just 20 calories per serving. Incorporate it into your diet for a good source of fiber and antioxidants.
It's no surprise that sweet and juicy strawberries are made up of 92% water. As a bonus, one serving of these ruby-red gems provides you with just 50 calories and nearly 150% of your daily value for vitamin C!
This saucy Italian-food staple is made up of 94% water! At just 27 calories per serving, tomatoes are a great source of antioxidants, lycopene, and vitamins A and C.
Made up of 96% water, cucumber is your best friend in hot weather! At 8 measly calories per serving, it's also a great source of fiber and vitamin K, and may help reduce inflammation in the body.