Hydration

Staying hydrated isn’t just for summer months. Learn about dehydration effects and how to stay hydrated all year long.

9 Signs You’re Drinking Too Much Water

Most of us could stand to drink more water—but there is too much of a good thing.

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7 Nutritionist-Approved Electrolyte Drinks

Sometimes spring water isn't enough: Try one of these thirst-quenching electrolyte drinks for maximum hydration.


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Is Drinking a Gallon of Water a Day Good or Bad for You?

Although adverse effects are rare, it's possible to drink too much water. Here's what to know before you up...


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What Is Filtered Water and Is It Healthier Than Tap?

Filtered water may taste better than tap, but is it healthier? Learn about filtration methods and how to find...


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TikTok’s Thick-It Challenge: Why You Shouldn’t Drink Thickened Water (Unless You Need It)

TikTok's thickened water challenge involves drinking Thick-It, a hydration solution for people with swallowing disorders. Here's why Thick-It may...

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Dehydration and Anxiety: How to Boost Your Mood with Water

Falling behind on your fluids can worsen anxiety and depression. Here are the symptoms to watch for, plus...


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Which Type of Water Is Right for You? Here’s How to Choose

The types of water on grocery store shelves are multiplying, from bottled to mineral to coconut and more. Which...

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Does Coffee Dehydrate You?

The caffeine content in coffee can increase your urge to pee, but does it actually dehydrate you? Our experts weigh...


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Is It Bad to Drink Water That’s Been Sitting Overnight—Or Longer?

We've all gulped down water leftover from last night—on the night table, on the counter, in the car—but is drinking...


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10 Things that Will Dehydrate You Fast

Nutrition experts reveal the unexpected things that will dehydrate you, from gardening to drinking a lot of coffee, and...


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7 Surprising Times You Need to Drink More Water

The human body is 60 percent water, so it should be no surprise that there are many times when extra...

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10 Most Hydrating Foods to Eat (Without Drinking Water)

Registered dietitians and nutritionists share the most hydrating foods to eat if you don't feel like drinking a glass of...


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9 Best Stainless Steel Water Bottles for Staying Hydrated

Registered dietitians and other experts reveal the importance of drinking water and their favorite stainless steel water bottles to...


8 Unexpected Reasons You’re Always Thirsty

Feeling parched all day long? Check out these reasons why you might always be reaching for a glass of water.


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12 Incredible Benefits of Lemon Water You Never Knew

Celebrities and naturopaths won't start their day without guzzling a glass of lemon water. Here's what this a.m. habit can...


10 Myths About Hydration You Need to Stop Believing Right Now

Mindlessly drinking eight glasses of water or chugging Gatorade during workouts won't necessarily meet your hydration needs. Here, doctors bust...

Sorry, But Seltzer Isn’t as Healthy as It Claims to Be

That lovely soda substitute seltzer seems like the perfect solution for hot summer days. But there's a catch you need...


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11 Genius Tricks to Guarantee You’ll Drink Enough Water

Sneaky ways to power up your daily water intake and stay hydrated.


7 Ways to Stay Hydrated (Besides Drinking Water)

Forget boring water: Think Popsicle sticks and summer soups!


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Is Coconut Water Good for You?

Coconut water is the clear liquid found in green coconuts. Here's what registered dietitians think about its nutritional value.


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9 Things That Happen to Your Body When You Get a Full 8 Glasses of Water

You've heard you should drink eight glasses of water a day. But is it really necessary? The surprising ways water...


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7 Signs and Symptoms of Dehydration—and How to Treat It

Health experts help reveal the surprising signs of dehydration, or when your body needs water, from bad breath to...


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10 Ways Your Body Changes When You Start Drinking Enough Water

Staying hydrated is one of the healthiest habits you can adopt. Here are the ways your body and brain improve...


The Serious Reason You Need to Stop Putting Lemon Wedges Into Your Water

Guaranteed someone at your table will order one.

This Is How Much Water You Should Really Be Drinking

There's no need to keep a tally to ensure you're drinking the proverbial "eight glasses a day."


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10 Super Surprising Benefits of Drinking Hot Water

Start your day with a drink of hot (or warm) water and you'll soon reap the benefits.


34 Facts That Will Make You Stop Using Plastic

Plastic is harming marine animals, ecosystems, and it's hazardous to human health. Plus, why you should rethink single-use plastic products.


6 Things That Happen to Your Body When You Use a Straw

Sipping on a straw isn't as good for you as you think.


This Is Why You Should Never, Ever Leave a Water Bottle in a Hot Car

It has nothing to do with drinking icky warm water.


17 Things You Need to Know About Your Tap Water

When you turn on your faucet to fill a spaghetti pot or sippy cup, do you know what's actually coming...