Healthy Hydration: 21 Ways to Eat Your Water [Infographic]

Healthy Hydration:  21 Ways to Eat Your Water
Infographic from Skinnyms®.com
It is thought that chronic dehydration is linked to a wide range of illnesses and medical conditions including fatigue, high blood pressure, asthma, allergies, high cholesterol, digestive disorders, bladder and kidney problems, constipation, joint pain or stiffness, and premature aging.  There is also a good amount of evidence that supports how dehydration contributes to excessive weight gain and obesity and interferes with weight loss, including that stubborn toxic belly fat.  Read more here:

Why Dehydration Makes You Fat and Sick

Most health and fitness experts advise to drink a certain minimum amount of pure, clean water.  The amount of water a person needs every day varies and depends on many factors including his or her weight, activity level and the climate in which he or she lives.  

Daily Water Chart Based on Weight 

A great way to get water into the body is by eating food that has a high water content.  Many fruits and vegetables contain a very high percentage of water as this infographic entitled 21 Ways to Eat Your Water from Skinnyms® illustrates.

Getting water from organic fruits and vegetables has the added benefit of supplying the body with an abundance of important vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, dietary fiber and phytonutrients (phytochemicals).

Some of the fruits and vegetables that have the highest water content include:

❤ Apricot
❤ Cabbage
❤ Cantaloupe
❤ Cauliflower
❤ Cranberries
❤ Cucumber
❤ Celery
❤ Grapefruit
❤ Iceberg Lettuce
❤ Orange
❤ Peach
❤ Pineapple
❤ Spinach
❤ Sweet Pepper
❤ Radish
❤ Raspberries
❤ Tomato
❤ Watermelon
❤ Zucchini

Infographic source and for more information on fitness, weight loss, meal planning and recipes, visit Skinnyms® - 21 Ways to Eat Your Water.

Recommended Reading:

The book, Water: For Health, for Healing, for Life: You're Not Sick, You're Thirsty!, by Dr. F. Batmanghelidj in which he explains why and how persistent dehydration leads to various chronic diseases, illnesses and ailments (including overweight and obesity) and cites 46 vital reasons why our bodies need adequate amounts of water every day.

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How to Naturally Cleanse the Body
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