Water-rich foods such as radish or watermelon, for example, help deflate the body and regulate high blood pressure because they are diuretics, decrease appetite because they have fibers that keep your stomach full for longer and still relieve constipation because they facilitate the elimination of feces.
Water-rich foods can be used for main meals in salads, soups or juices, for example.
List of water-rich foods
Foods rich in water are those that have more than 70g of water in their composition and some examples can be:
|Foods||Water in 100 g||Energy in 100 g|
|Raw radish||95,6 g||13 calories|
|Watermelon||93,6 g||24 calories|
|Raw tomato||93,5 g||19 calories|
|Cooked turnip||94,2 g||14 calories|
|Raw carrot||92 g||19 calories|
|Cooked cauliflower||92 g||17 calories|
|Melon||91,8 g||27 calories|
|Strawberry||90,1 g||29 calories|
|Egg white||87,4 g||47 calories|
|Pineapple||87 g||52 calories|
|Guava||86 g||40 calories|
|Money||85,1 g||41 calories|
|Peeled apple||83,8 g||54 calories|
|Banana||72,1 g||95 calories|
Foods rich in water are also low in calories and are excellent options for those who want to lose weight and detoxify the body.
Foods rich in water and minerals
Foods rich in water and minerals, such as citrus fruits and seafood, help to prevent cramps and fight physical or mental fatigue.
The main mineral salts in the body are sodium, magnesium, phosphorus, calcium, chlorine, potassium, iron and iodine. Good examples of foods rich in water and minerals are:
- Coconut water;
- Vegetables, such as spinach;
- Fruits like orange and tangerine;
- Fishes and sea food.
Foods rich in water and minerals, in general, have few calories and are very nutritious, being a good option to complement the diet of those who want to lose weight in a healthy way.
Foods rich in water and fiber
Foods rich in water and fiber are vegetables, fruits and vegetables that mainly contribute to the correct functioning of the intestine and the prevention of heart disease, diabetes and some types of cancer.
Some examples of foods rich in water and fiber can be pear, citrus fruits such as strawberry and lemon, apple, cabbage, watercress and eggplant, for example.