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Hydration

Why Water? Here Are 6 Good Reasons!

Julie Upton | Posted 07.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Julie Upton

Here are six great reasons to make H20 your beverage of choice.

Obesity: Could Being Well Hydrated Prevent Weight Gain?

Healthline | Posted 07.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Healthline

Obesity is a global issue with over 600 million adults defined as obese worldwide. Researchers may have found a potential method of prevention for thi...

7 Things You Need To Know About Staying Hydrated This Summer

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 07.05.2016 | Healthy Living

Every single cell in the human body needs water to function properly. We need water to regulate our temperature, to cushion and protect joints and org...

One Secret That All Coffee Drinkers Must Know

Eric Golman | Posted 06.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Eric Golman

Having a cup of water already in front of you when you finish your coffee makes it a lot easier to hydrate when you caffeinate!

Beyoncé Wants You to Drink This Watermelon Water, But Is It Any Good for You?

Health.com | Posted 05.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Health.com

Beyoncé could partner up with a plywood company and woodworking would suddenly be the newest health craze. But that said, you may have just found your favorite new juice thanks to Bey.

Unlocking Your Instinct to Thrive

Alex Charfen | Posted 04.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Alex Charfen

We are meant to thrive. Our bodies are able to access huge stores of energy so that every bodily function can operate at the highest level. When it does this, our bodies enter what I call "Thrive Mode."

This Is Why Your Body Needs Water Every Day

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 03.31.2016 | Healthy Living

We all know that water is essential for life, but have you ever wondered why your body needs so much replenishing? As explained in the TedEd video ab...

The One Habit That Could Slash 1,400 Calories Per Week

Life by DailyBurn | Posted 03.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Life by DailyBurn

It turns out that adding just three more cups of water a day could help you consume 1,400 fewer calories per week, according to one recent study.

You Probably Don't Pee Too Much

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 03.23.2016 | Healthy Living

Maybe you're always begging for bathroom breaks on car trips. Maybe you wake up to tinkle twice every night. Maybe you're just worried about the sheer...

Revolutionary Way to Be Healthy #18: Focus on the Fundamentals

Pilar Gerasimo | Posted 03.10.2016 | Healthy Living
Pilar Gerasimo

Too often, people get hung up on arcane questions about food combining, intermittent fasting, and herbal detoxes before they have begun consuming any reasonably balanced combination of whole, unprocessed foods.

The Amount Of Water You Actually Need Per Day

Health.com | Posted 09.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Health.com

Eight, 8 oz. glasses of water a day: it's a rule that's been burned into our brains for years as the ideal amount of fluid to drink each day. Yet no matter how many times experts say that's not quite accurate, many still believe "8×8" is the magic amount.

Going the Distance? Hydration and Exercise

Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP | Posted 08.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP

It's important to establish an exercise regimen because physical activity offers many health benefits, including decreasing blood pressure, increasing muscle strength, lowering blood fat levels (cholesterol and triglycerides), improving sleep, decreasing stress, increasing insulin sensitivity and helping control body weight.

The Truth About Coconut Water

Elle Penner | Posted 07.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Elle Penner

Back when coconut water became a thing, marketers positioned it as a hydration powerhouse, claiming its natural sugar and electrolytes will hydrate better than water. While the nutrient composition of coconut water does resemble a lighter, more natural version of a sports drink, it may not deserve all of the hydration hype after all.

Is It Possible To Drink Too Much Water?

Life by DailyBurn | Posted 07.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Life by DailyBurn

We've all heard the "rules" of hydration: Drink until your urine is clear; hydrate before you get thirsty. But what if those guidelines aren't quite right? A new statement released this week by a panel of 17 experts suggests that some of these myths might actually put people at risk of overhydration, or hyponatremia.

How Much Water Do You Really Need?

Kimberly Petrosino | Posted 07.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Kimberly Petrosino

Chances are, when it comes to water intake, you've heard a lot of different suggestions. Some experts say you need eight to ten 8-ounce glasses daily....

Yes, It's Possible To 'Overdose' On Water

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 07.08.2015 | Healthy Living

With the hottest days of summer still ahead of us, it's even more important to stay hydrated -- heat, humidity and sweat often drain your body of impo...

How to Stay Hydrated While Traveling: 9 Experts' Tips

The Daily Meal | Posted 06.08.2016 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Photo Credit: Shutterstock Coconut water is ideal for hydration because it contains natural electrolytes and potassium. Lots of walking, hours spent...

Can Water Improve Your Mood?

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 06.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

While we know that not having enough to drink in extreme heat, or when vigorously exercising makes people very unhappy (and quite ill), it's less clear how small changes in fluid intake affect mood and energy levels.

7 Things No One Tells You About Hot Yoga

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 05.22.2015 | Healthy Living

Hot yoga is an intimidating concept. With studio temperatures ranging from 90 to 105 degrees Fahrenheit, most people aren't sprinting to the nearest s...

Do You Have What It Takes to Run a Marathon?

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 12.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

My son asked me if I'd had a bad run. "No, Bud. There's no such thing as a bad run. Some are just tougher than others. Those are the ones that make us stronger."

What I Learned on My Summer Vacation? How Air Travel Can Be Survival of the Fittest!

Dr Sanda Moldovan | Posted 11.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr Sanda Moldovan

Have an amazing time whenever and wherever you fly the friendly skies -- knowing you are starting your trip with the optimal health which you and your family enjoy at home!

Avoiding Deadly Dehydration: 8 Vital Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Hike

Dr. Joseph Horrigan | Posted 10.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Joseph Horrigan

Before you start on a hike that would challenge Lewis and Clark in the hot summer sun, take a few minutes to make sure you have everything that you need.

5 Rules Of Healthy Summer Drinking

Sylvia E. Meléndez-Klinger | Posted 09.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Sylvia E. Meléndez-Klinger

When it's hot outside and you're keeping active, dehydration can leave you feeling light-headed and disoriented. Cooling off with refreshing beverages can keep your body hydrated and your waistline intact -- if you know which ones to drink.

Let's Drink to Kidney Health (Literally)!

Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP | Posted 09.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP

Citrus juices that are naturally high in citrate, such as lemonade and limeade, have been shown to offer benefits for kidney stone prevention. Beware of juices with high sugar content though, because the sugar can actually increase kidney stone risk.

Foods To Help You Beat The Summer Heat

The Daily Meal | Posted 08.31.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

There are a few tricks to cooling down and beating the heat that you may not know -- and they start with the foods that you eat.