According to the September/October issue of Nutrition Today, data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey III reveal that individuals get approximately 19% of their total daily fluid intake from foods; other studies have estimated this number may be as high as 25%. Here’s a look at the water content of some commonly consumed foods that can help you stay properly hydrated throughout the day:

  • lettuce (iceberg): 96%
  • squash, cooked: 94%
  • cantaloupe: 90%
  • orange: 87%
  • apple: 86%
  • pear: 84%