Ways to Increase Your Fluid Intake

drinking water

Too much humid and rainy weather reduces your desire to drink water which can lead to dehydration. In such cases, requirement of fluids increase your body loses: some amount of water during breathing, sweating, digestion and urine. So it is very much important to re-hydrate your body by drinking fluids and eating food which contain water because it is required for:-

  • Regulation of body temperature
  • Flush out toxins from body
  • For clear healthy skin
  • Joint and muscles health

Source of fluids

Well fluids are not only associated with water but also there are many ways to fulfill your overall fluid intake.  The thing you need to do is explore and add more options in your diet such as:-

  • Homemade fresh fruits juices and vegetable soups in your diet
  • Coconut water
  • Fresh curd or lassi (buttermilk)
  • Low fat milk or skimmed milk and soya milk also a good option
  • You can also add natural flavors such as herbal tea like ginger tea, mint tea, green tea but do not consume a lot of caffeinated drinks such as carbonated drink colas, tea, coffee

Here is the list of high water content fruits and vegetables

  • Watermelon
  • Strawberries
  • Grapefruit
  • Peaches
  • Pineapple
  • Cranberry
  • Oranges
  • Apricots
  • Cucumber
  • Lettuce
  • Spinach
  • Radish
  • Tomato

  water sources

         Important tips to follow:-

  • Avoid drinking water with meals as it can impair with digestion as well as do not consume too much fluid before going to sleep as it may interfere with your sleep
  • Avoid juices from outside
  • Always buy seasonal and fresh vegetables and wash vegetables well, especially green leafy vegetables

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