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5 Reasons Your Body Needs More Water During Colder Months

In the summer, drinking more water comes naturally for a lot of people. After all, there's nothing like a hot, humid and active day that gets you to reach for an icy cold glass of water! In the fal…


Get Healthier This Fall: 8 DOs and DON’Ts

It's hard to part with summer's beach days, three-day weekends, and endless guacamole…but the start of fall is also a great opportunity to drop bad habits and pick up good ones. Keep reading for the b…


4 Age-Old Myths, Debunked

1. You need 8 glasses of water a day You may have heard about the 8x8 principle: drink eight, 8-ounce glasses of water a day. Well, the truth is, you don't have to! Come summer, and we are inund…


21 Signs of Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke

It’s the season for barbecues, swimming, camping and sunshine. While it is understandable that we want to be outdoors more, enjoying the beautiful summer weather, excessive amounts of heat or sun expo…


What Your Poop and Pee are Telling You About Your Body

Ever wonder what's going on inside your body? Sometimes it may seem hard to tell without blood tests, doctor's appointments and expensive screenings. However, there are numerous ways you can assess yo…


7 Problems You Can Wash Away By Drinking More Water

You’re thirsty and you instantly reach for that carbonated soda packed with sugar, aspartame or other artificial sweeteners. Not so fast. Your body needs water not sugar to hydrate properly. And drink…


A Surprising Reason You Are Always Tired

Do you find yourself struggling to stay awake during the day, and feel listless as you head home? Do weakness, slight dizziness and lapses of memory feature on your list of frequent woes? Pause for…


10 Tips to Get The Most Health Benefits From Your Water

How are you drinking your water? As strange as it sounds, the amount of water you drink is just the beginning. How you drink water can have huge health benefits, too. Here are 10 easy tips to power up…


Overhydration: Who is At Risk, & How Do You Prevent It?

Did you grow up hearing that we need to drink eight glasses of water a day? Drinking enough water is definitely important, but you can also overdo it in the water department. Overhydration - also cal…


8 Common Myths About Dehydration

Water plays an integral role in nearly every biological process in the body. Everything from controlling the body's thermostat to regulating blood pressure to taking out the trash relies on water to g…


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