It is important to maintain body's water levels during summer, but not just by drinking plenty of fluids, but also choosing foods that are high in water content.
Vegetables are high in water content. But, prolonged cooking depletes the water and nutrients. Opt for foods that are high in water content and require minimal cooking.
Cucumbers contain 96% of water and can be eaten raw. They contain vitamin C, which is known for tissue growth and skin cleansing properties.
Pumpkin and bottle gourd are good to deal with the summer heat. It keeps flatulence, constipation and acidity under control. It also helps prevent heat strokes during summer.
Celery helps eliminate excess water without causing dehydration. It stimulates kidneys to flush waste and extra fluid from your body, which results in beating bloating.