Find out what you need to know about staying hydrated with summer.
The dog days of summer are here and the temperatures continue to rise. Don’t let the heat get the best of you this summer, and ensure that you stay well hydrated. The human body is primarily composed of water. Water is needed for the body to function properly, especially when it comes to regulating temperature. Ensure that you avoid dehydration with these tips. Here’s what you need to know.
Drink Throughout the Day.
It’s important that you drink lots of water throughout the day. The average adult needs about eight 8-oz. glasses of water per day. If you have trouble remember to drink water, set a reminder. Ensure that you hydrate, especially when temperatures are high, so that you can keep your health in check.
Avoid the Wrong Drinks.
Not all beverages are created equal when it comes to your health. When staying hydrated, it’s best to drink water. Avoid drinks with dehydrating properties such as tea, coffee, and especially alcohol. Additionally, avoid sugary drinks like soda and juices. Stick with water so that you can reap all the health benefits.
Eat Fruits and Veggies.
When it comes to staying hydrated, water is your best bet. However, you can get a little extra water from some of the foods you eat. Not only are fruits and vegetables part of healthy diet, but they also contain water. Through eating fruits and vegetables, you’re helping to keep your body well hydrated.
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