Category Archives: hydration

Who’s Your Sugar, Baby?

Most Americans eat the equivalent of 22 teaspoons, approximately 350 calories, of sugar a day.  For those who are trying to lose weight or must watch their blood sugar as with diabetes, too much sugar can be a problem.  As I mentioned last week, there is a LOT of research out there regarding the Pros […]

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AS SWEET AS SUGAR

No getting around it, we Americans have a sweet tooth. Most of us eat the equivalent of 22 teaspoons, approximately 350 calories, of sugar a day.  For those who are trying to lose weight or must watch their blood sugar as with diabetes, too much sugar can be a problem.  Artificial sweeteners are consumed daily […]

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DON’T WAIT TO HYDRATE!

Whether you are a serious athlete or a recreational exerciser, it’s important to make sure you get the right amount of water before, during, and after exercise. Water regulates your body temperature and lubricates your joints. It also helps transport nutrients to give you energy and keep you healthy.  As you get older, your brain […]

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Stay Hydrated for the Summer and Beyond

As promised, this week, we’ll get into the definition of Dehydration and Tips on Staying Hydrated for the Summer and beyond. (Learn to Love Water!!) Dehydration happens when you lose more fluid than you drink, usually due to exercise, disease, or extremely high environmental temperature.  When your body does not have enough water, it cannot […]

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