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Thirst-Quenching foods

Cucumber (96 per cent water content): Cucumber also contains vitamins A, C and K. Vitamin K is important for helping your blood to clot. Apart from that, it is also a good source of minerals such as phosphorus, potassium, magnesium and calcium.

Lettuce (95 per cent water content): Lettuce brings to your meal a healthy mix of vitamins like A, C and K, folates, electrolytes like sodium and potassium and a host of minerals like calcium, iron, magnesium, zinc etc.

Tomatoes (94 per cent water content): Tomato also contains vitamin A and C, calcium, sodium and dietary fibre. Apart from beating dehydration, it also has a number of health benefits.

Cabbage (92 per cent water content): Cabbage is filled with fibre and vitamin C. It is also rich in natural probiotics that help keep the digestive system running smoothly.

Watermelon (92 per cent water content): Watermelon is one of the richest sources of lycopene, a cancer fighting antioxidant.

Spinach (91 per cent water content): Spinach is a good source of lutein, potassium, fibre and folate. It also helps fight free radicals that fasten the ageing process.

Carrots (87 per cent water content): Carrots are also low in calories and rich in vitamins A, C and K, potassium, manganese and dietary fibre.

Apple (84 per cent water content): Apples are rich in a number of minerals, including potassium, calcium, magnesium, iron, etc. It also contains vitamins A, B1, B2, E and K.

Banana (74 per cent water content): Bananas, too, are rich in minerals like selenium, calcium, sodium, magnesium etc.; and vitamins like A, B1, B2, B6, C, E and K.

Yogurt (85 per cent water content): Apart from keeping you hydrated, yogurt also provides your body with essential nutrients like vitamin B-2, B-12, calcium, potassium and magnesium.

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