can watery fruits/ foods take the place of water?
April 18, 2007 6:56am CST
More people are adviced by doctors to eat more fruits, drink more water. sometimes when i'm thirsty but does not like to drink ordinary water i take watermelon or fruits that have lot of water and i do quench my thirst. I'd like to ask do these watery fruits or foods play the functions of water in the digestive system?
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18 Apr 07
I don't think you should use them as your sole source of fluids because you also have to consider the fruit's sugar, or fructose content. It might not be so great for you? I think the fiber in them will also play a role in the digestive system. If you can force down some water you should try to add that to your diet, or maybe puree some of the fruits into a juice and cut them, r rather dilute them, with water?