Cucumbers add a fresh, light flavor to chilled water. The vegetable also is a good source of vitamin C, vitamin K and potassium. Wash the cucumber, cut it into thin slices and add a few pieces to your water.
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Incorporating lettuce into your meals can be a great way to add nutrients and water to your diet. Furthermore, the fiber in lettuce helps to fill you up, and it does so at just 20 calories per serving.
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Beets are a great source of healthful, naturally occurring nitrates, which may help to support healthy blood pressure. They are delicious roasted or steamed. You also can slice them thin and bake them into crunchy chips.
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Apples are a simple and nutritious choice for a snack or dessert. One apple has about five grams of fiber, which supplies about 20 percent of the daily fiber recommendation that most health experts recommend.
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