Water in Fruit
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Mangos, So High in Water Content That You May Want to Eat in the Shower
If you're looking for fruits that are substantial in water content, it's challenging to beat a mango.
Rumor has it that the best spot for eating a mango is inside the shower - and if you've ever enjoyed one, then you might agree.
They can be very messy to eat - but oh my, they are so delicious when at their ripened peak!
Let's take a look at the fruits which are superior in water content. All are healthy choices for your weight loss plan because they are minimal in fatty acids and calories. They can add color to your meal plan and delight you at snack time for the most minimal of calories.
Fruits Highest in Water
Content Based on Grams & 1 Fruit Unless Stated
Dried Foods, Depleted of Water Values
As to those holding the least water, you'll find those in the dried food section at your local market.
Dehydrating wicks out the moisture which in turn makes the fruit much lighter while increasing shelf life. Dried fruits are often part of our stash when we plan a camping or hiking trip out into the wild blue yonder.
Dieting Tips for Fruits
Avocado Resides in the Healthy Fruit Group
If we look at our data chart below we see that avocado is listed. It, along with the tomato, reside in the Fruit Group Family - botanically speaking. In addition, the tomato lives there too!
Because of such, many one-food recipes can contain servings from the Basic Five Food Groups.
Cheeseburgers, Pizza, Sandwiches, Tacos - They can all contain the Five Basic Food Groups.
A great example is the cheeseburger. Protein Group = Lean Ground Beef; Dairy = Slice of Cheese, Vegetables = Onion, Lettuce, Fruit = Sun-ripened Tomato and Grain = Whole Grain Bun.
The cheeseburger - when prepared with lean ground beef and reduced fat cheese and mustard as the spread [or reduced fat Mayo] can be a part of your healthy diet plan. Who knew it would be so much fun dieting?
What about pizza? Can it fit into your weight loss plan? Sure can! When vegetables are added along with a protein source such as whole beans or lean meats, it too contains the Basic Five - as do tacos and sandwiches.
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