Eat FruitsWinter fruits are excellent sources of water. To name a few: apples are 84-percent water; pears are 84-percent water; and clementines are 87-percent water. Plus, these fruits contain vitamin C, which helps fight off the flu.
Eat Salty Foods and Soup
Foods that contain salt will help you retain water. And soup, with all its broth and vegetables, is hydrating. Some great winter options: tomato soup, butternut-squash bisque or minestrone.
Drink Hot ChocolateYou've likely heard that chocolate milk is the ideal post-workout recovery drink because of its 4:1 carbohydrates-to-protein ratio. Hot chocolate provides the same benefits—with added warmth.
Limit Alcohol and CaffeineCaffeine and alcohol have diuretic effects. Save them for after your cold-weather workout.
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