How Much Water Do I Need to Drink?
“But, I’m drinking so much water every day. How can this be!?"
This may be true that you are drinking lots of water – just not enough! Do you know how much you need just to maintain baseline hydration for your body’s daily needs and functions?
What are other ways to stay hydrated?
Certain foods, such as fruits and vegetables have a high water content, approximately 80-99% compared to processed foods which contain less than 10% water. Note – consume less processed foods for LOTS of reasons!
The most hydrating fruits and vegetables:
- Melons – especially watermelon! Hence, the Name!
Fill your fridge up with bite sized pieces and put them into a reusable container to snack on all day long for a hydrating, healthy and tasty alternative to water.
Replace Gatorade and other sugary drinks with coconut water, which contains electrolytes to fully hydrate you!
Here’s to summer filled with fun activities – and ample hydration!
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In health and happiness,