Lose Weight with High Water Diet...This Summer!!

Lose Weight with High Water Diet...This Summer!!
Your body cannot function properly without enough water, which comprises 60 % of your body weight. Water helps transport oxygen, fat and glucose to your working muscles, regulates your body temperature, digest food and eliminate waste products. Besides water, certain fruits and vegetables also fulfill your fluid requirements in addition to providing healthful nutrients such as vitamins, minerals, fiber and protein.
 
High water content fruits:
 
•Watermelon and strawberries contain about 92% water per volume.
•Other fruits with high water content include grapefruit with 91%, cantaloupe with 90% and peaches with 88% water. 
•Pineapple, cranberries, orange and raspberries contain 87% water.
•Apple and pears contain 84% water in it.
•A banana composition includes 74% water.
 
High water content vegetables:
 
•On top of the vegetables lists are cucumber and lettuce, consisting   of 96% water.
•Zucchini, radish and celery are composed of 95% water.
•94% of tomato’s weight is water and green cabbage contains 93% water in it.
•Vegetable that contain 92% water are include cauliflower, eggplant, red cabbage, pepper and spinach.
•Last but not least broccoli consisting 91% water by weight.
 
 
Benefits:
 
•After finishing an intense workout have watermelon or cucumber, this will hydrate your body as effectively as a glass of water.
•This so because water rich fruits and vegetables also provides you with natural sugar, amino acids, mineral salts and vitamins that are lost in exercise.
•Eating fruits and vegetables high in water content can replenish your body without all the artificial colors and flavors commonly found in sports drinks.
•The biggest advantage of consuming high water content foods is that they contain minimal calories and provide a feeling of fullness.
 
Suggestions:
 
•Eat 3 servings of fruits and 2 serving of vegetables per day as they will help reduce your risk of cancer and other disease in addition to providing your body with fluids.
•Substitute water- based foods for high – calorie foods to subtract calories and fat from your diet.
•But take care not to consume too many fruits as they do contain calories.

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