Cooking Louisiana - Water Content of Fruits & Vegetables

Water Content of Fruits & Vegetables 
 

Apples             85%
Apricots           85%
Bananas            76%
Bean Sprouts       92%
Broccoli           91%
Cabbage Raw        92%
Cantaloupe         91%
Carrots Raw        88%
Cauliflower Raw    91%
Celery             94%
Cherries raw       80%
Coconut Dried       7%
Collards boiled    91%
Corn, Sweet Fresh  74%
Cucumbers Raw      96%
Eggplant Raw       92%
Grapefruit Raw     88%
Grapes             82%
Kale               87%
Lettuce Head       96%
Okra Boiled        91%
Olives             80%
Onions             89%
Oranges            86%
Papayas Raw        89%
Parsley Raw        86%
Peaches Raw        90%
Pears Raw          82%
Peas Raw           81%
Peppers Green      94%
Pickles Dill       93%
Pineapple Raw      85%
Plums Raw          87%
Potatoes Raw       85%
Pumpkin Canned     90%
Radishes Raw       95%
Raspberries        81%
Rutabagas Boiled   90%
Spinach Raw        92%
Squash Boiled      96%
Strawberries Raw   90%
Sweet Potatoes
  Boiled in Skin   71%
Swiss Chard        94%
Tomatoes Raw       93%
Watercress Raw     90%
Watermelon         93%

Reference: Nutrition and Physical Fitness 9th Edition by L. Jean Bogert Ph.D., George M. Briggs, Ph.D. and Doris Howes Calloway, Ph.D., 
W.B. Saunders Company, Philadelphia PA ISBN 0-7216-1817-0.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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