Have your water … and eat it too!As the weather heats up and you’re spending more time outside in the sun, it’s important to keep your body properly hydrated with plenty of fluids. We’ve rounded up our favorite ultra-refreshing hacks from functional beverages with essential ingredients to the best fruits and veggies to keep you going all summer long.
Tip #1: Drinks with a purposeRefresh and rehydrate with a crisp glass of our newest good-for-you sodas, sparkling waters and electrolytes to help quench that midday thirst:
Betty Buzz Sparkling Mixers: Made with real fruit juice and simple ingredients.
Health-Ade Pop: Packed with prebiotics for a healthy gut.
Aura Bora Herbal Sparkling Water: Full of natural herbal extracts for a wholesome refreshment.
Mananalu Pure Water in Aluminum Bottles: A Certified Plastic Negative solution to single-use bottles
Tip #2: A Fresh Start to Your DayWhen you wake up, your body is naturally dehydrated from sleeping at night. This is a perfect time to jump start your hydration for the day by drinking at least eight ounces of water upon waking and incorporating a fresh, green juice with breakfast. Juicing not your thing? Try a hydrating, morning smoothie full of apples, cucumbers and ginger like this one.
Tip #2: Replace Packaged Snacks for Fresh OnesSummertime is full of on-the-go activities that can have you reaching for dry, pre-packaged snacks. Instead, swap that bag of chips for fruits and veggies that will not only keep you hydrated in the heat but provide loads of good-for-you vitamins and minerals, too. Try this: pre-slice all of your produce and store it in convenient, ready-to-grab containers for snack time. Here are some refreshing and hydrating options that will store well: cucumbers, apples, celery sticks, watermelon, cantaloupe, berries and bell peppers.
Tip #4: Add Color to Your PlateSummer is the perfect time to try loads of refreshing fruits and vegetables. You can boost your hydration by simply adding more color to each meal. Try adding vegetables to your lunch and dinner like broccoli, zucchini, tomatoes, spinach, and sweet, juicy fruit to your breakfast, snacks and dessert.
Fruits with High Water Content
Vegetables with High Water Content
- Bell peppers