The Importance of Hydration

We all know we're supposed to drink water, however 60% of the population suffers from some level of dehydration. If you asked 100 people on the street how much water they should be drinking per day, you're likely to hear "8 glasses" or "1/2 your body weight in ounces" from the majority. So why do…

How much water should you REALLY drink per day?

I'm sure you've heard that drinking 8 glasses of water per day is the recommended intake, but where did this recommendation come from? Is it accurate? How much water should you really be drinking? If you haven't read my last three posts on hydration, click the "Blog" button up there…

The Surprising Symptoms of Dehydration

By the time you feel thirsty, you're already dehydrated. But thirst isn't the only symptom of dehydration...there are many signs, some surprising and others very subtle, that you are dehydrated. Signs of thirst would be dry eyes, headache, sluggishness, nausea, dizziness, dry skin, constipation, dark yellow urine, or dry mouth. By the…

What You Might Not Know About Dehydration

We all know we're supposed to drink water, however 60% of the population suffers from some level of dehydration. If you asked 100 people on the street how much water they should be drinking per day, you're likely to hear "8 glasses" or "1/2 your body weight in ounces" from…