Very thirst quenching, as water melon is 90% water anyway! Full of rehydration salts this will ‘pick you up’ quickly. Suck on the watermelon afterwards or during your drink, and this will revitalize your energy. Watermelon is nutrient dense, including a vital antioxidant called lycopene, which promotes a healthy heart.
Fruit and vegetables contain amino acids, vitamins, minerals, sugars and hydrating salts and could be compared with isotonic drinks that are used by athletes. Here are our ‘top of the pops’ list of the most beneficial fruit and vegetables to consume, particularly with extra water.