Hydration with Fruit: Tasty, Healthy, and Filling

Hydration with Fruit: Tasty, Healthy, and Filling

Last week we wrote about vegetables as a source of hydration. This week – fruit. Just like veggies, most fruits have an awesome calorie to volume ratio – you can eat a serving, or two, or three and still stay … Continue reading

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4 Mouthwatering Watermelon Recipes for Summer

4 Mouthwatering Watermelon Recipes for Summer

In a previous post, we confessed our love for watermelon. To recap: watermelons are 92% water by weight and have only 85 calories per 8 ounce serving. Today we’d like to share some of our favorite summer recipes that include … Continue reading

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5 Little Known Watermelon Facts

5 Little Known Watermelon Facts

If there isn’t a watermelon chilling in your fridge right now, you’re probably living in the southern hemisphere. Or, you ran out last night. Because how else could you not want this wonderful fruit as part of your life? Here … Continue reading

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Snapple Punch – Harm Yourself for Just 79 Cents

Snapple Punch – Harm Yourself for Just 79 Cents

Spring is here and soon the cold drink season will be in full swing. This is the first of several friendly reminders that nothing beats water for hydration. It’s healthier and cheaper than anything else being marketed to you or … Continue reading

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Stay Hydrated with these Real Foods

Stay Hydrated with these Real Foods

This is a guest post by Beth Warren, MS, RD, CDN. It is 4 pm. You wait outside, sipping iced coffee, with your feet up on the porch railing. A slight, heated breeze hits your face and you say, “Ahhh,” basking … Continue reading

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Four Myths About the Glycemic Index

Four Myths About the Glycemic Index

This is a guest post from Meri Raffetto, RD. Plenty of myths or halve-truths are floating around about the Glycemic Index. Let’s just say it’s a topic that isn’t black and white. Generalized statements can make it tough to make the … Continue reading

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Five Little Known Watermelon Facts

Five Little Known Watermelon Facts

If there isn’t a watermelon chilling in your fridge right now, you’re probably living in the southern hemisphere. Or, you ran out last night. Because how else could you not want this wonderful fruit as part of your life? Here … Continue reading

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Watermelon or Oreos? How About Watermelon Oreos…

Watermelon or Oreos? How About Watermelon Oreos…

Summer is time for watermelon. This juicy sweet treat us best served cold and provides one with a sweet hydration dessert. Kids love it, parents love it, and it’s even good for you! Someone smart at Mondelez wanted to capitalize … Continue reading

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Hydration Beyond Water – Eat Your Fruits and Vegetables

Hydration Beyond Water – Eat Your Fruits and Vegetables

This is a guest blog post by Manuel Villacorta, MS, RD, CSSD. As we transition from those early spring time months of warm beverages and apples galore, we enter a world transformed by summer heat and an abundance of sun-doused … Continue reading

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Top Fruits by Water Content

Top Fruits by Water Content

Water makes up approximately 60% of our body weight. It plays many crucial roles in the body, from the detoxification of organs to the absorption of nutrients. Since our body requires water to function properly, the lack of water can … Continue reading

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