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The most thirst-quenching fruit to stay hydrated

High temperatures and scorching heat impose the need to quench one's thirst and stay as hydrated as possible.

To ensure that we stay hydrated, fruit comes to our aid. Especially in the summertime, it proves very useful in supplementing the daily amount of water needed to get through the sultriest hours of the day and evening. 

Fruit, rich in water, minerals and vitamins, can therefore come in very handy: here are the 10 fruits richest in water.

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Fruit is a great ally for our health
High temperatures and scorching heat impose the need to quench one's thirst and stay as hydrated as possible. To ensure our hydration, fruit comes to our aid, which especially in the summertime is very useful for supplementing the daily amount of water needed to get through the sultriest of times, both during the day and in the evening. Fruit, rich in water, minerals and vitamins, can therefore come in very handy: here are 10 fruits rich in water.
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Plums
Plums consist of about 85% water and also contain vitamins A-B1-B2 and C, as well as minerals such as potassium, phosphorus, calcium and magnesium. This fruit has an important antioxidant function and is useful for the liver in aiding the biliary secretion process.
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Peaches
The flesh of the peach contains almost 90 per cent water and abounds in potassium, phosphorus and vitamin C. This fruit has many properties that are essential for our health: it is digestive, purifying and has many antioxidants that help slow down the ageing process.
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Blueberries
Blueberries are 85 per cent water, which makes them excellent moisturisers. These berries offer many other valuable elements for our body, including vitamins A, D and E, as well as a number of minerals such as phosphorus, potassium and magnesium. The blueberry is an excellent antioxidant, but it also has astringent, antiplatelet and anti-inflammatory properties.
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Melon
Melon is 95 per cent water. Thanks to its carotene, this fruit promotes a tan and supports the digestive system, while its vitamin K and magnesium support bone health, just as its vitamin C boosts the immune system.
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Strawberries
The strawberry has a very high water content: about 98% of its composition. Its refreshing properties are therefore obvious, but the strawberry is also an excellent source of vitamin C, potassium (which aids diuresis) and flavonoids, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant compounds.
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Raspberries
Raspberries are composed of 95 per cent water and its active ingredients are tannins, vitamin C, flavone and organic acids. These berries have excellent astringent and diuretic properties and their extract can be used in the last months of pregnancy to tone the muscles of the uterus and improve contractions.
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Cherries
Cherries have a water content of about 87 per cent and among the most important elements present in this fruit are anthocyanins, which help to limit the sensation of pain. In addition, cherries are antioxidants and, according to several studies, help reduce risk factors associated with heart disease.
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Pineapple
Pineapple is 90 per cent water and is very beneficial for diuresis and improving kidney function. This fruit is an excellent source of vitamin C, helps fight free radicals and finally slows down the ageing process.
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Apricots
The apricot is approximately 85% water, but it is also a very important source of vitamin A: two grams of fresh apricots provide 100% of the daily requirement of this vitamin, which is useful for protecting the skin and eyesight. This fruit is rich in magnesium, phosphorus, iron, calcium and potassium and is therefore a valuable ally against exhaustion and fatigue.
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Watermelon
Watermelon is 95 per cent water and is low in sugar, despite its very sweet taste. Besides being very thirst-quenching, this fruit helps to fight cholesterol and protect the skin from the harmful effects of the sun's rays.
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26/02/2024
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