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water

Food & nutrition
August 14, 2020

Myth busting: How much water do you really need to drink?

What happens to your body if you don’t drink enough water? Will your organs shrivel up and die from dehydration? Where did the magic number of “8 glasses” a day come from anyway?
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Exercise, Fitness & Muscle
October 8, 2019

How much water do you need when you exercise?

When you’re exercising, you lose fluids through evaporation via sweat and through breathing. So, how much water does your body need? The best way to measure your water needs is by how your body feels.
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Food & nutrition
April 27, 2017

It’s time to quench your mind

Think back to a time when you felt like your brain wasn’t functioning at its best. Maybe you were tired, stressed or demotivated. Or perhaps you were just thirsty. When you don’t drink enough water, or lose more water than you’re replacing, dehydration can kick in and weaken your mental abilities. You may have mental fatigue, brain fog, trouble concentrating, memory loss, and mood swings. The less water your brain gets, the more severe your symptoms become. Since your brain is about 80 percent water, it’s no surprise that a lack of H2O can mean that your brain takes a…
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Food & nutrition
December 1, 2016

The hydration hype: what works, and what doesn’t

Several “natural hydration solutions” have made a splash on the water market. Exotic sounding coconut water has been touted as “Mother Nature’s Sports drink”, Vitamin water promises to deliver the essential micronutrients missing from your diet, while Aloe water is the next natural elixir to all your body’s ailments. Many of these claims sound too good to be true… so are they? (more…)
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Teeth & gums
August 20, 2014

Do your kids drink water?

Kids are getting more milk-tooth cavities, and the enamel-wearing acid in fruit, fruit juice and smoothies may be a key cause. There’s a simple answer: let’s get kids used to drinking water again. (more…)
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