6 Foods That Help You Stay Hydrated

Staying hydrated doesn’t mean you have to stick to just water.

Here are 6 foods that are sure to keep your h2o levels satisfied!

1. Cucumbers

They’re 95% water! That puts them at the top of the list of hydrating foods. Infuse your H2O with cucumber for a powerful hydration combo.

2. Soup

A bowl of soup is an great way to get extra vegetables and protein into your diet.

3. Strawberries

Strawberries tie with watermelon for a high water content of 91%. Stay hydrated and fit! 1 Cup of strawberries contains only 50 calories.

4. Tomatoes

Tomatoes are high in the antioxidant lycopene, low in carbohydrates and are made of 95% water. They’re also a good source of vitamin C.

5. Iceberg lettuce

Iceberg lettuce takes the lead in leafy hydration. Crisp head iceberg is the most hydrating, followed by green leaf and then romain.

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About the author

Julie Rothenberg MS, RD, LDN

Julie is a registered dietitian, nutrition expert with a passion for honoring the body with good nutrition and mindful eating. Julie obtained a Bachelor of Science in dietetics from the University of Florida and a Master of Science in dietetics at Loyola University Chicago.

The proud owner of a nutrition consulting company, JuliENERGYnutrition LLC, where she practices concierge nutrition. She takes an extremely individualized approach and creates personalized nutrition goals and plans for her clients based on specific needs. She works with various physicians and therapists and sees clients for a wide range of nutrition issues including wellness, weight loss, disease specific nutrition counseling and disordered eating.

She stays up to date with new food discoveries and evidence-based research, as well as keeps up with the latest nutrition trends. She has a passion for improving relationships with food and currently uses the "Intuitive Eating" approach. In fact, she is a certified intuitive eating counselor. She has developed a passion for not only improving relationships with food and the body but also for understanding the effects that good nutrition can have on one’s health. Her ultimate goal is to use nutrition to help the community live healthier, happier and more fulfilling lives.