It is known that an ordinary person drinks about eight glasses of water a day, but did you know that the body can be hydrated with a consumption of certain fruits and vegetables?
A person loses fluid during the day, so besides drinking just water it is recommended to drink fresh juices and eat fruits and vegetables.
The body is constantly changing damaged cells with the new ones, so regular meals and fluid intake is essential.
Body needs antioxidants and nutrients.
If your skin is dry, eat mangoes. Mango is rich in vitamins and minerals, especially vitamin A, which normalizes the production and lifespan of skin cells. Mango improves the appearance of skin and helps fight acne because it prevents an overproduction of skin cells. It is known that dead skin cells in combination with a sebum (natural skin oil) block pores. Just eat three or four pieces of mango with each meal. It will refresh and hydrate you.
Pomegranate has a great potential of hydration and is a rich source of antioxidants. The unique combination of elements increases the protective ability which prevents skin damage that can be caused by sun. Pomegranate can be added to cereals or yogurt for breakfast.
Avocado may not seem like a fruit that moisturizes, but looks can be deceiving. It is rich in potassium and contains healthy fats and fiber, which help the body to retain water. Avocado also contains oleic acid, which improves the level of body fat and help in the control of diabetes and cholesterol levels.
Cucumbers are delicious, crunchy and contain very few calories, they consist largely of water, which hydrates the body. It contains minerals that contribute to strengthening connective tissue. Cucumbers do not require peeling because the peel contains vitamins A and C as well as folic acid.
Broccoli and other green vegetables like spinach are an excellent source of alpha-lipoic acid, it is a powerful antioxidant and has anti-inflammatory properties. Broccoli can be eaten as fresh salads.