Staying hydrated is an important part of staying healthy, however, sometimes we just don’t crave water. Not drinking water is not an option. We need it to stay alive and for our organs to function properly. According to Science Alert, as little as 1 percent dehydration negatively affects mood, attention, memory and motor coordination. If
Germs are everywhere. Whether you’re at the office, the gym, school or even at home, the cold and flu are all around us, especially this time of the year. Although the flu and a cold can be caught anytime of the year, its peak activity is between December and February. According to the Centers for
It’s time to set your New Year resolutions. What goals do you hope to accomplish this year? Most of us set goals to lose weight, go vegan, exercise more frequently, earn a promotion, but what about drinking more water? Did you know that 75 percent of Americans are dehydrated? Water is an essential component of
Did you know that a majority of Americans are dehydrated? Staying hydrated is extremely important for our bodies. Water is essential in order for all of us to properly function. Although this is a well known fact, we still aren’t drinking enough water. The reasons vary. Some people say it’s too bland, they’d prefer sugary
A few of our favorite sports are back in session. As the players head back on the field, dehydration and sports injury are a major concern. Dehydration can include dizziness, confusion, headaches, exhaustion, dry lips, dry mouth, increased body temperatures and more. Although the weather may be cooler, it’s still important to stay hydrated as
Improper hydration can lead to illness, fatigue, dry skin, migraines, increased heart rates, and so on. With the warmer weather and outdoor adventures that spring brings, it’s important to remember to stay hydrated. However, sometimes water is just not what we are craving. Sugary sodas, teas, juices and coffees can actually make you more dehydrated.