Q: Can I get dehydrated during cooler weather?
A: Yes! Dehydration risks don’t just happen during the hot summer months; dehydration can happen any time of year, under any type of weather.
Here’s a surprising tidbit: An estimated 75% of Americans may be functioning in a chronic state of dehydration. YIKES!
Are you in a chronic state of dehydration?
To know for sure, you must track how much water you drink daily.
Q: How much water do we really need?
A: A good rule of thumb to ensure adequate hydration intake is to determine half your body weight in ounces. For example, a person weighing 150 pounds should drink at least 75 ounces of water daily.
Q: What are the signs of dehydration?
A: It’s important to remember that the symptoms of dehydration can be tricky! They may show up disguised as hunger, headaches, muscle cramps, dizziness, fatigue, and even anxiety.
Next time you’re hungry between meals, feel a bit off or get that twinge of uneasiness, try drinking some water!
—⫸ It sounds so simple, and it is. ⫷—
Q: Why is it so important to stay hydrated?
A: For the body to digest and absorb vitamins and nutrients, it must have water! It is essential for healthy digestion, and water helps detoxify the kidneys and liver while moving waste out of the body.
As you can see, if you’re not hydrated, these vital systems don’t work the way they should, and you end up feeling like crap. And we don’t want that!
—⫸ Want to take control of your hydration?
Do your math homework: What’s half your body weight in ounces?!
- Set your goal.
Start your day with a full glass of water.
Schedule hydration breaks throughout the day.
- Remember to drink water when you start to feel fatigued or hungry!
Q: So, how does it feel to be adequately hydrated?
A: This question is super important because people who took control of their hydration say they feel amazing! They report feeling healthier, more refreshed, less hungry, and with clearer skin! How does that sound to you?
—⫸ Are you ready to take control of your hydration and feel just better.®?
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Bottoms up! YOU CAN DO IT!