Water is the most important element of our body. It accounts for 60 to 65 % of the weight of adults. This proportion varies according to age and decreases over the years. In order to compensate for the losses (about 2 liters per day), we must drink daily. Some of this hydration can come from water-rich foods, especially vegetables and fruits, which will also provide you with fiber, vitamins and antioxidants.
Among citrus fruits, which are all rich in water, grapefruit contains the most (nearly 90 %). Eating a grapefruit is almost like drinking a large glass of water, with fiber and vitamins as bonus.
Full of water, strawberries are to be eaten without moderation throughout the season. Be careful not to drown them in sugar or cream, so as not to increase the calories.
94 % of a tomato’s weight is water. In addition, it is rich in lycopene. Besides, what’s better than a sun-ripened tomato?