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Eat your water

Some of the most effective ways of staying hydrated are by consuming more water-rich foods, such as watermelon and spinach.

These fruits and vegetables boost the body’s H2O consumption while adding a multitude of nutrient benefits.

The water from cucumbers keep you hydrated inside and out. The cultivated plant in the gourd family, Cucurbitaceae, consists of 96% water, more than any other vegetable.

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From hair to bones it is beneficial. A cucumber is abundant in vitamin C, beta carotene, and antioxidants.

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Watermelon is chock full of water that it serves as a thirst quencher filled with electrolytes that add to hydration. As well, it helps regulate blood pressure, prevents heat stroke and controls diabetes.

Hydration plays a major part in brain function and energy levels. If you have a headache, drink water, it might be the cause of the migraine.

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Cauliflower, eggplant, red cabbage, peppers and spinach are all rich in water as they contain 92 percent of water. Cauliflower contains a pletheora of vitamins and minerals that aid in eye health and balances hormones; while eggplant adds in digestion, improves bone health, prevents anemia and weight loss, it is a source of vitamin C, vitamin K, vitamin B6, thiamine, niacin, magnesium, phosphorous, copper and dietary fiber.

Red cabbage helps in maintaining eye health as well as rich in vitamin K and preventing cancer; with peppers containing a high amount of vitamin C and spinach, the popular leafy green vegetable increases metabolism, strengthens bones and yes, helps in overall strength.

Amara Brown focuses on health and mommy news.

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