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What foods contain the highest water content

Staying hydrated is not only about drinking water. Some foods contain a remarkably high amount of water. Learn which ones have the most.

The human body is made up of approximately 70% water, so it is no surprise that it is important to maintain a constant level of water to control bodily functions.

  • Water helps in digestion

  • Keeps the body cool through sweating

  • Lubricates the joints

  • Fills the discs between the vertebrae of the spine

  • Helps deliver nutrients to the cells in the form of blood

You should drink water throughout the day to keep this balance. However, if you find that you cannot drink any more water or are sick of the taste, or lack thereof, of water, you can get more by eating certain types of food. The average person takes in approximately 17 ounces of water a day through the food they eat. The following is a list of the most water-rich food:

  1. Cucumber

  2. Celery

  3. Tomatoes

  4. Romaine lettuce

  5. Zucchini

  6. Watermelon

  7. Spinach

  8. Strawberries

  9. Low fat milk

  10. Soy milk

  11. Cantaloupe

  12. Honeydew melon

  13. Kale

  14. Broccoli

  15. Peaches

  16. Carrots

  17. Oranges

  18. Pineapple

  19. Apples

It is best to drink water as it has no calories, sugar, or anything else to contaminate the body. You can enhance the taste of water by adding sliced fruits or vegetables. Here are some ideas:





Lime pineapple

Water is a large part of the human body. You can supplement the water you intake by upping your fruits and vegetables.

Drinking plenty of water fills the discs between the vertebrae keeping the spine healthy and happy.


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