How to stay hydrated

How to stay hydrated

Avoid alcohol

Alcohol reduces the production of anti diuretic hormones. These hormones help the body absorb water. The more alcohol you consume, the more the body is dehydrated. In addition, alcohol increases the rate of urination, which simply means another loss of body water. Additional symptoms are dry mouth, headache and thirst. You can drink a glass of water or coconut water for each alcoholic beverage you consume.

Drink enough water

It is the most important of all the steps to stay hydrated. Make it a habit to drink enough water each day. Developing the habit of drinking water is easy enough. For example, do not forget to drink a glass of water in the morning, and then drink several drinks during the day. Do not make eight glasses a day, hard and fast. Take your time; do not forget to drink enough water.

Do not wait to be thirsty

Fatigue, headaches, and dizziness: it can all be a sign that it's time to drink water. But what about thirst? It is interesting to note that many say that if you are very thirsty, you have probably already lost a lot of water. For this reason, it is important to take small sips regularly during the day (it is not necessary to drink a full drink in one session).

Coconut water

Coconut water is now a popular drink and another way to satisfy your fluid needs. Contains mineral potassium, sodium and natural sugars . It is sometimes used to replace lost fluids in the treatment of dehydration. It has also been reported to contain antioxidants.


Milk is a good choice because it contains nutrients such as protein, B vitamins and calcium and is also a source of water. Be careful with the amount you drink because it can also contain saturated fats. Select the options "Half or Magic”. If cow's milk does not suit you, soy, rice and almond milk are healthy alternatives. Some are fortified with calcium to make sure you do not lose this essential nutrient.

 Domestic refrigerators

The refreshing boxes are very fun in the summer and delicious. Creativity is always put forward in the kitchen. Berries, mangos, melon and herbs such as mint, basil and ginger add flavor and aroma.


Fruits are undoubtedly the best way to stay hydrated. Eat fruits as snacks. They contain water, fiber and sugar. Choose fruits such as watermelon (92% water), cucumber (96% water), strawberries (92% water), etc. It contains important nutrients to stay healthy.

You can also request freshly squeezed juices. Squeeze the oranges or apples or cranberries in a juice and mix them. Add water as it reduces the sugar content and makes it even healthier

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