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23 Most Hydrating Foods You Should Be Eating During Quarantine

Eat This, Not That! Logo By Brittany Anas of Eat This, Not That! | Slide 1 of 24: While your kitchen sink might be your most familiar watering hole, when it comes to hydration, you can dial in some reinforcement for your water bottle by stocking your refrigerator's crisper with these hydrating foods.By now, you've probably heard that we were duped by the age-old prescription saying we need eight glasses of H2O per day. The science behind the fabled rule was, well, watered down; it failed to take into account important variables. For instance, do you live in a dry climate? How much water do you lose during that hot yoga sweat sesh? And do you habitually nosh on foods throughout the day that are super-packed with water?What we do know is that it's important to stay hydrated for overall health. Water can help with weight control because it keeps you feeling full, it flushes toxins out of our bodies, and our kidneys need water to function. Some studies hint that staying hydrated translates to better concentration, too.About one-fifth of our water consumption comes from foods (namely fruits and veggies), according to the Institute of Medicine. Here are some foods that clock in with a high water content and will work in tandem with your water bottle to help you stay hydrated. Bonus: Many of them will help you feel fuller for longer, like these 20 Most Filling Healthy Snacks!

23 Most Hydrating Foods You Should Be Eating During Quarantine

While your kitchen sink might be your most familiar watering hole, when it comes to hydration, you can dial in some reinforcement for your water bottle by stocking your refrigerator's crisper with these hydrating foods.

By now, you've probably heard that we were duped by the age-old prescription saying we need eight glasses of H2O per day. The science behind the fabled rule was, well, watered down; it failed to take into account important variables. For instance, do you live in a dry climate? How much water do you lose during that hot yoga sweat sesh? And do you habitually nosh on foods throughout the day that are super-packed with water?

What we do know is that it's important to stay hydrated for overall health. Water can help with weight control because it keeps you feeling full, it flushes toxins out of our bodies, and our kidneys need water to function. Some studies hint that staying hydrated translates to better concentration, too.

About one-fifth of our water consumption comes from foods (namely fruits and veggies), according to the Institute of Medicine. Here are some foods that clock in with a high water content and will work in tandem with your water bottle to help you stay hydrated. Bonus: Many of them will help you feel fuller for longer, like these 20 Most Filling Healthy Snacks!

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