The temperature around Australia is now clearly screaming ‘Summer!’ – and we should all be especially careful to stay well hydrated inside and out. If like us you don’t always remember to drink plenty of water until a headache hits – or ever cheeky, you count milky Earl Grey tea as part of your daily water allowance, you might enjoy the cheat sheet Kimberly Snyder put together: behold, foods that help you stay hydrated!
Some foods on her list seem common sense – the kind of watery fruit or veg your would happily turn to on a hot summer day. Some are a little more surprising (carrot!):
See the whole list on Kimberly’s blog, including a run-down of why each food is so brilliant when the heat hits. Try saying that fast!
And for those of you who struggle drinking plain water, have you tried:
- Lemon water with stevia?
- Cucumber water?
- Water with slices of Granny Smith apple?
- Water with mint leaves?
What’s your favourite way to stay hydrated in summer? Do you struggle to drink water or does it come easy to you? Do you add anything to your water? We’d love to know!
(Image from here)