8 Foods That Can Make You Dehydrated and Feel Extra

Salted snacks

High-sodium content promotes water retention and disrupts fluid balance.

Processed meats

Low water content and high sodium levels can contribute to dehydration.

Caffeinated beverages

Diuretic effect increases urine production and fluid loss.


Increases urine production and depletes water from the body.

Sugary drinks

High sugar content can draw water out of cells and lead to fluid loss.

Spicy foods

Stimulate sweat production, resulting in fluid loss and increased thirst.

High-protein foods

Increased water needs for digestion and metabolism can leave you feeling thirsty.

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