LHI Tip of the Week – Eat to hydrate

Fruits and vegetables provide abundant benefits for our bodies, giving us the essential minerals, antioxidants, natural sugars, amino acids and vitamins that our body needs to perform its’ functions and processes properly. In addition to the health enhancing effects fruits and vegetables offer, many are also packed full of…wait for it….WATER! That’s right, you can EAT to not only receive the health boosting power of fruits and vegetables, but also the hydrating effects of water. Snack on these fruits and veggies for a powerhouse effect!

  • Cucumbersfruits and veggies
  • Watermelon
  • Grapefruit
  • Pomegranates
  • Cantaloupe
  • Strawberries
  • Celery
  • Avocados
  • Apricots
  • Mangos
  • Broccoli
  • Spinach
  • Lettuce
  • Eggplant
  • Zucchini
  • Bell Peppers
  • Pears
  • Carrots
  • Oranges
  • Apples
  • and more!!

Really, you can’t go wrong. You can pretty much bet that MOST fruits and veggies will give you the hydrating benefits our bodies need, while being low in calories, fat and sugar. Fill up on ’em today and every day for high energy, clear focus, glowing skin and a healthy body!


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