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.

“Why Does My Pee Smell Like Popcorn?” An Expert Doctor Lists 5 Causes

A doctor reveals how, just like the color of urine, urine that smells like popcorn can hint at a...


Stanley Cup Mold: Is It True? An Expert Doctor Reveals 9 Signs To Watch For

A doctor specializing in immunology and infection responds to recent social media reports and offers smart tips to safeguard your...


Brita Filter Lawsuit: Should You Be Worried About What’s Still In Your Filtered Tap Water?

A class-action lawsuit alleges that Brita filters engaged in deceptive advertising about what their filters remove from your tap...


Here’s How Much Water You Lose When You Sleep, According to an Expert

Sleep is an often-unsuspected culprit that causes dehydration. A doctor explains the intriguing science for why this occurs.

Does Coffee Dehydrate You? A Urologist Reveals the Truth

A doctor sets the record straight on one of the widest-believed alleged downsides of your morning cup: That coffee depletes...


7 Worst Foods and Beverages That Dehydrate You, Says a Doctor

They might seem refreshing, but a few on this list might catch you off-guard. Prevent getting parched by reading up...

I Tried Liquid I.V. Hydration for a Week—Here’s What Happened

An Ironman athlete put his thirst to the test in the California heat with seven days of Liquid I.V. Here's the...


New Study Says Almost 50% of Tap Water Contains Cancer-Related Chemicals—Here’s What to Do, Sa...

A national study from the U.S. Geological Study unearthed a major issue with our water systems. A doctor explains why...


7 Best Foods to Prevent Dehydration, from Nutrition Experts

Add these succulently hydrating fruits and vegetables to your tote or your plate to help beat the heat this summer...


“Water Recipes” Have Taken Over Social Media, but Are They Healthy?

What you need to know about #WaterTok, the community of hydration enthusiasts who flavor water with powders and syrups to...

Does Fizzy Water Make You Gassy? An Expert Weighs In

We asked a registered dietitian if a carbonated beverage makes you bloated and gassy, and what to look out for...


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The 3 Best Hydrating Beverages That Aren’t Water, from a Certified Sports Dietitian

A sports dietitian who has worked with NFL and Major League Baseball players shares her list of the most


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Here’s How Much Water You Really Need in a Day, with Nutritional Scientists’ Latest Wisdom

Is eight cups of water a day really the number to go for? The latest recommendations suggest that on...


This Is the Healthiest Type of Fizzy Water, Say Doctors (and a Dentist)

Seltzer water, soda water, sparkling water, whatever you call it: is it healthy? Doctors reveal the key to watch for.


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Alkaline Water: What Is It and Does It Have Benefits?

Does alkaline water live up to its hype? Here's what the experts have to say about this hydration trend, its...

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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...


Nutrition Experts Bust 10 Myths About Hydration

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