¡Good afternoon Medistars!
We want to remind you that hydration is more important than we can imagine, your body depends on water to survive. Every cell, tissue and organ in your body needs water to function properly.
Water is the best thing to stay hydrated. Other drinks and food can help us. keep us hydrated. However, some can add extra calories to the diet because of the sugar. Fruit and vegetable juices, milk and herbal teas add to the amount of water we receive each day. Even drinks with caffeine (for example, coffee, tea and soda) can contribute to the daily intake of water. A moderate amount of caffeine (200 to 300 milligrams) is not harmful to most people. It is approximately the amount of 2 to 4 cups of 8 ounces of coffee.
However, it is best to limit drinks with caffeine.
If you find it difficult to keep hydrated, here are some tips:
Have a bottle of water with you during the day. To reduce your costs, bring a reusable water bottle and fill it with tap water.
If you do not like the taste of water, try adding a slice of lemon or lime to your drink.
Drink water before, during and after a workout.
When you feel hungry, drink water. Thirst is often confused with hunger. It will not be able to satisfy true hunger by drinking water. Drinking water can also contribute to a healthy weight loss plan. Some research suggests that drinking water can help you feel satisfied.
If you have trouble remembering to drink water, drink at set times. For example, drink water when you wake up, at breakfast, lunch and dinner, and when you go to sleep. Or, drink a small glass of water at the start of each hour.
Drink water when going to a restaurant. It will stay hydrated, and it’s free.
What benefits does good hydration bring to our physique:
-You will wear a stronger mane
-Detoxifies and rejuvenates the skin
-Say goodbye to the extra kilos
You will sleep better
-Get rid of cellulite
-And … many more benefits!
Recognizing when we notice dehydration is important.
Some signs are:
-Urinate little or nothing.
-Urine darker than normal.
-Dryness in the mouth
-Drowsiness or fatigue.
-Dizziness or fainting.
-Cry without tears
Don’t wait until you notice symptoms of dehydration to take action. Actively prevent dehydration by drinking plenty of water.
Water makes up more than half of your body weight. You lose water every day when you go to the bathroom, sweat and even when you breathe. You lose water even faster when it is very hot, when you are physically active or if you have a fever. If you do not replace the water you lose, you can become dehydrated.
Remember it is VERY IMPORTANT TO DRINK WATER and stay hydrated and more in times of heat how are you!