Monthly Archives: July 2016

Hydrate Your Body with High Water Content Fruits and Vegetables

| In Nutrition For The Equestrian Athlete

Water makes up about 60% of the body’s weight. For the body to function properly, we need to consume about two quarts of water (or liquid) per day. Every system in your body depends on water. Water regulates body temperatures, eliminates toxins, carries nutrients and oxygen to the cells, and provides a moist environment for body tissues and joints.  Water needs vary but depend on the food a person eats, environmental temperature and humidity, a person’s activity level and other factors. Fruits and vegetables contain large quantities of…
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