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Water Content of Foods

Dry seeds, such as the grains and legumes were intentionally left off the following list as they should have a common moisture content of 10% or less. All pure fats and oils contain no water. The water content of each of the foods below is shown by the number following the food.

Almonds            7%
Apples             5%
Apricots           5%
Bananas            6%
Bean Sprouts       2%
Beef Raw Hamburger 4%
Bread Whole Wheat  5%
Broccoli           1%
Butter             0%
Cabbage Raw        2%
Cantaloupe         1%
Carrots Raw        8%
Cauliflower Raw    1%
Celery             4%
Cheese American    7%
Cherries raw       0%
Chicken Broiled    1%
Coconut Dried      7%
Collards boiled    1%
Corn, Sweet Fresh  4%
Cucumbers Raw      6%
Eggs Raw Whole     4%
Eggplant Raw       2%
Fruit Cocktail     0%
Grapefruit Raw     8%
Grapes             2%
Ham Smoked Cooked  4%
Honey              5%
Jams/Preserves     0%
Kale               7%
Lettuce Head       6%
Macaroni/
Spaghetti Cooked   2%
Margarine          0%
Molasses           5%
Okra Boiled        1%
Olives             0%
Onions             9%
Oranges            6%
Papyas Raw         9%
Parsley Raw        6%
Peaches Raw        0%
Peanuts Shelled  Trace
Peanut Butter    Trace
Pears Raw          2%
Peas Raw           1%
Pecans             7%
Peppers Green      4%
Pickles Dill       3%
Pineapple Raw      5%
Plums Raw          7%
Pork Chops Broiled 5%
Potatoes Raw       5%
Pumkin Canned      0%
Radishes Raw       5%
Raspberries        1%
Rutabas Boiled     0%
Sauerkraut Canned  3%
Spinach Raw        2%
Squash Boiled      6%
Strawberries Raw   0%
Sweet Potatoes
Boiled in Skin     1%
Swiss Chard        4%
Tomatoes Raw       3%
Turkey Roasted     2%
Veal Broiled       0%
Walnuts            4%
Watercress Raw     0%
Watermelon         3%