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February 4, 2021

The 7 Best Times to Drink Water

If one of your goals is to drink more water, you’re on your way to a healthier body. “Every cell in our body requires water. Water is critical for the function of your digestion, heart, lungs, and brain,” says Sarah Krieger, a registered dietitian nutritionist in St. Petersburg, Florida. There are many guidelines about how much to drink. Krieger instructs clients to take their body […]

January 17, 2021

Best Science-Backed Ways to Help You Avoid Dehydration

Fatigue, dizziness, confusion — those are just a few of the unpleasant signs that you may be dehydrated. (1) To avoid them, you have to keep up with proper fluid intake. “We lose water every day through natural bodily functions, but dehydration occurs when we lose more bodily fluids than we’re taking in,” says Jennifer Williams, MPH, a Columbus, Ohio–based nutrition scientist and hydration expert […]

December 17, 2020

Best Foods High in Water That Can Help Prevent Dehydration

You’ve no doubt heard the advice to drink eight 8-ounce glasses of water each day. But do you know where that advice for avoiding dehydration comes from, and if it’s still relevant? Sean Hashmi, MD, the regional physician director of weight management and clinical nutrition for Kaiser Permanente in Southern California, says it originally came from a recommendation from the U.S. Food and Nutrition Board […]

November 17, 2020

Unusual Signs of Dehydration You Should Know About

Every living creature needs water to survive. Yet sweating, peeing, vomiting, or having diarrhea can cause a loss of fluid, says MedlinePlus, further increasing your fluid needs, threatening your survival, and, in a complex physiological process described in a May 2018 article in Current Biology, making you feel thirsty. If you’re thirsty, that’s the most obvious sign you’re dehydrated, meaning your body doesn’t have enough […]

October 17, 2020

Stress-Fighting Snacks to Keep in Your Desk

When your day feels out of control — maybe there’s too much on your plate, or perhaps you just got an angry email from your boss — there’s a good chance you want to reach for a snack. Turns out there’s a reason for that. “When you’re stressed, cortisol, which is the fight-or-flight hormone, is released in your body, and that can drop your blood […]