1 Day, 11 ½ Cups of Water

Food can provide much of the water you need if you choose fluid-rich fare. All foods contain some water, but the amount varies considerably.

Cucumber, Asian Pear, and Watermelon Salad with Ricotta Salata

Cucumber, Asian Pear, and Watermelon Salad with Ricotta Salata

Randy Mayor

Breakfast:
• 1 cup low-fat Greek yogurt with 2 tablespoons raspberry jam: 7.3 ounces
• 1 slice whole-grain toast: 0.3 ounces
• 1 cup coffee with 2 tablespoons fat-free milk: 9.3 ounces
• 1 (8-ounce) glass fresh orange juice: 7.7 ounces

Morning snack:
• 1 hard-cooked large egg: 1.3 ounces
• 1 (8-ounce) glass water: 8 ounces

Lunch:
• Turkey wrap (2 ounces sliced turkey breast, 1 romaine lettuce leaf, 2 tomato slices, 1 tablespoon reduced-fat mayonnaise, 1 [8-inch] fat-free flour tortilla): 3.5 ounces
Cucumber, Asian Pear, and Watermelon Salad with Ricotta Salata : 5.3 ounces
• 1 (8-ounce) glass water: 8 ounces

Afternoon snack:
• 1/2 cup 1% low-fat cottage cheese with 6 red grapes: 3.9 ounces
• 1 (8-ounce) glass of water: 8 ounces

Dinner:
Sake-Poached Salmon with Wilted Greens and Shallot Vinaigrette : 9.6 ounces
• 1 cup cooked brown rice: 5 ounces
• 1/2 cup stir-fried snow peas: 2.6 ounces
• 1 (5-ounce) glass sauvignon blanc: 4.5 ounces
• 1 (8-ounce) glass water: 8 ounces

Total: 92.3 ounces (about 11 1/2 cups)

Printed from:
http://www.cookinglight.com/eating-smart/nutrition-101/1-day-11-cups-water-00400000027053/