Are you having a hard time staying hydrated with just plain water? This is good news for those people who are having a hard time hitting the 8 glasses per day target.
Did you know that you can skip the water (well, sometimes, if you get bored with just plain water) without skipping out on the most important and needed hydration. Below are 6 ways to stay hydrated without water.
Celery is rich in potassium and fiber, which helps the body retain water. Celery contains about 95% water, plus it is high in fiber, potassium, vitamin K and minerals.
Cucumber contains 96% water and has no saturated cholesterol and fat. It is also rich in iron, Vitamin B6 and vitamin K.
This vegetable has more water content than any other vegetables and fruit. You can make it as juice or eat it whole for hydration.
Watermelon is made up of 92% water. What makes if perfect for re-hydration are its calcium, salt and magnesium content. It is also a great source of vitamin A, vitamin C and potassium.
Coconut water is rich in potassium but low in carbohydrates. This is also found to be a good re-hydrating drink after a light workout.
Strawberries are the perfect sweet treat for staying hydrated. It contains 92% water and are rich in vitamin C and fiber.
Skim milk contains a natural balance of carbohydrates, sodium and protein which helps the body retain fluid.