The flesh of cucumbers is
primarily composed of water
but also contains vitamin C and
caffeic acid, both of which help soothe
skin irritations and reduce swelling-which
is why cucumbers are often used to
help swollen eyes and sunburn.
This exceptionally juicy
fruit is packed with bromelain, a mixture of
compounds with potent anti-inflammatory
powers. In other words, eat pineapple now
and you may avoid pain meds in the future.
Crunchy celery is 96 percent water,
but it also provides a combination of
mineral salts, amino acids and vitamins
that research shows may hydrate your
body twice as effectively as a glass of water.
|Chicken noodle soup|
This flu-fighting formula can
seriously hydrate you when you
need it. Each cup has about 840 milligrams
of sodium to help you retain the broth and
14 grams of carbohydrates to help you absorb it.
Mangoes provide a lot of
bang for your caloric buck
(only 135 calories per mango), and they're
a good source of vitamins A, B6, and C, plus fiber.
|Mixed green salads|
Most lettuce greens contain
94 percent water, making it a low-energy
density food. In other words, you'll feel
fuller on fewer calories and lose weight faster.
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