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Importance of Hydration by Brooke Mauldin, nutrition student at UNCG

According to the CDC, water recommendations for men is 3.7 liters (125 ounces) and 2.7 liters (91 ounces) for women. Staying hydrated throughout the day is essential for maintaining a healthy, balanced life. There are many different ways to stay hydrated throughout the day, such as:

  • Carry a refillable water bottle- this will help you stay hydrated and is a great way to have access to water throughout the day.
  • Choose to drink water! Stay away from sugary beverages.
  • Drink water throughout the day, not just during lunch breaks. Try to achieve your daily water recommendations!

There are plenty of benefits that drinking water can bring to you,

  • Energy- staying hydrated will keep you up and going and make you feel great, giving you an energized feel!
  • Homeostasis regulation- drinking water is essential for maintaining your homeostasis as you cells depend on water.
  • Skin and hair- staying hydrated will give your skin a glow and help keep it clear. Water also flourishes your hair aiming for more growth and glow!

When at work, keep a refillable water bottle and drink water throughout the day! Keep track of how much water you are drinking and be sure not to over do it, as you can over do almost anything; this could have a negative effect. Hydration is essential for life, so grab a water bottle and stay quenched!

How Clean is Your Drinking Water? by Cari Culp, RD

Maybe you’ve made some positive health changes recently. Drinking eight glasses of water a day is one that I discuss frequently with my clients. But, how often do you think about whether the water you’re drinking is clean?  I think it’s a pretty important thing to think about. The body is over 60% water and uses it for everything… Continue Reading

Wacky Water Makes Hydrating Fun!

I want water to be appealing and for so many, it is considered “boring!” Too many people struggle to adjust their taste buds to the cleanliness of pure water, and this is especially true of children; even though the benefits of sufficient water intake are tremendous. Water detoxifies the body at the cellular level; promotes… Continue Reading

Help to Stay Hydrated

Very often one of the first interventions I do with a client is to increase water intake. Easy as it sounds, it can be a challenging habit to instill and maintain consistency. Adequate hydration is important for so many reasons. Here are just a few: * Detoxification and elimination * Healthy Skin * Healthy metabolism… Continue Reading

Rethinking Your Goals

Most adults who have attempted to lose weight will admit it is not an easy process. We are built for survival and our bodies naturally want to hold onto energy reserves in the way of body fat. Is it possible for aging adults to healthfully lose weight? Sure it is, especially if there is room… Continue Reading