It’s cold and flu season folks! No one wants to start the new year feeling under the weather. Did you know that one of the best ways to stay healthy during these cold months is by drinking water? Staying hydrated can help prevent sickness and speed up the recovery process if you do fall ill.
Do you have a sweet tooth? If you’re like most of us, a candy bar here and there hits the spot – or two or three candy bars. However, this increased sugar intake might be causing you to be dehydrated. Over the course of a year, the average American consumes 22 pounds of candy, according
With summer finally here, we are so excited to enjoy all those outdoor adventures, but as temperatures increase, so does your chances of heat exhaustion and other heat related illnesses. One of the leading causes for these dangerous conditions? Dehydration. Dehydration, which is a depletion of fluids and/or electrolytes in the body, when coupled with
Need a boost of energy? Whether it’s a cup of coffee to start the day or an energy drink to meet a deadline, sometimes we all need a boost to get us through the day. However, extra caffeine and artificial energy drinks might not be the healthiest choice. Did you know that water could improve
Summer is finally here. Summer brings the opportunity for outdoor adventures, but also an extreme heat. Despite the fact that heat-related deaths and illnesses are preventable, each year about 658 people succumb to extreme heat, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Most of these heat-related illnesses occur during May through September with
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