Want to Increase Your Water Intake? Try Adding Cucumbers
Bored with plain water? Try adding cucumber slices to your glass for a refreshing way to boost your water intake.
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We are used to seeing slices of lemon in the glasses of water that are served in restaurants. But have you ever thought of adding cucumber slices to your H2O?
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.
There are health benefits to drinking more water. Water helps your body:
In this video, registered dietitian Laura Jeffers, MEd, RD, LD, talks about how to increase your daily water intake by adding cucumbers, lemons or limes.