Boosting Water Intake Though Different Foods

Table of Contents:

    •    Boosting Water Intake Though Different Foods

    •    Water in Food and the Percentages

    •    9 Foods with 90-99% a Level of Water

    •    9 Foods with 80-89% Level of Water

    •    7 Foods with 70-79% Level of Water

    •    5 Foods with 60–69% Level of Water

    •    4 Foods with 50–59% Level of Water

    •    39% and Less Percentage of Water

    •    5 Different Ways to Improve Your Health Through Food, And Who to See

Boosting Water Intake Though Different Foods

Did you know water plays a very important role in nutrition? As you learn about what nutrition is, you, and water, you will discover that drinking water is not the only way to ensure that the human body is getting the amount of water that it needs. Different foods have levels of water in them to help meet the body’s need for water. 

In this article, we have created a guide for you to grow in your understanding of the many different foods you could add to your diet to increase your water intake. We have broken the different food items down into the percentage of water is in them. 

Let’s get started . . . 

Water in Food and the Percentages 

The following are lists of foods and the percentage of water that can be in each one. You can even get a part of your water intake from pizza! These percentages were researched and published in the Nutrition Reviews Journal . . . 

9 Foods with 90-99% Water 

Here is a list of nine foods that can be added to your diet that are about 90-99% water: 

    1.    Cooked Squash 

    2.    Pickles

    3.    Spinach

    4.    Celery

    5.    Cabbage

    6.    Watermelon

    7.    Strawberries

    8.    Cantaloupe

    9.    Fat-free milk

9 Foods with 80-89% Water

Here is a list of nine foods that can be added to your diet that are about 80-89% water: 

    1.    Fruit juice

    2.    Yogurt

    3.    Apples

    4.    Grapes

    5.    Oranges

    6.    Carrots

    7.    Cooked broccoli

    8.    Pears

    9.    Pineapple

7 Foods with 70-79% Water 

Here is a list of seven foods that can be added to your diet that are about 70-79% water: 

    1.    Bananas

    2.    Avocados

    3.    Cottage cheese

    4.    Ricotta cheese

    5.    Baked potatoes

    6.    Cooked corn

    7.    Shrimp

5 Foods with 60–69% Water 

Here is a list of five foods that can be added to your diet that are about 60-69% water: 

    1.    Pasta

    2.    Legumes

    3.    Salmon

    4.    Ice cream

    5.    Chicken breast 

4 Foods with 50–59% Water 

Here is a list of four foods that can be added to your diet that are about 50-59% water: 

    1.    Ground beef

    2.    Hot dogs

    3.    Feta cheese

    4.    Cooked tenderloin steak

Pizza is not only a food that is loved it is also a food that can help you with the water your body needs! It is made up of 40-49% water!

39% and Less Percentage of Water 

Here is a chart of foods that have a water percentage of 39% or less: 

5 Different Ways to Improve Your Health Through Food, And Who to See 

Now that you have a greater understanding of foods that you could add to your diet to increase your overall health through greater water intake, who can you see to further improve your Health through food? 

Here is a list of five different types of practitioners who could help you understand the role of nutrition and food on your health, and help you come up with the best diet and food plan for your individual needs: 

    1.    Functional medicine doctor 

    2.    Naturopathic medicine doctor 

    3.    Nutritionist 

    4.    Health Coach 

    5.    Health and Wellness coaching

Want help finding a provider? Visit the Daocloud list of providers to find a provider to best for your health wellness, and nutrition needs. 

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References: 

Popkin, B. M., D'Anci, K. E., & Rosenberg, I. H. (2010, August). Water, hydration, and health. Retrieved December 14, 2018, from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20646222