hydration

hydration for everyone

hydration is important whether you’re running a marathon or a marathon of errands. a consistent intake of water throughout the day is the easiest way to start living a healthier lifestyle. drinking more water everyday can lead to increased energy levels, it can support healthy body function, and can help increase the absorption of nutrients

hydration and your body

know the facts

75% of the brain is water
proper hydration keeps mental acuity high

water is a component of saliva, and helps digest food

83% of blood is water

75% of muscles and 22% of bones are water
dehydration of just 3% can have an impact on your body and it’s ability to function well

water helps speed up the absorption of food, and can help turn food into energy

water helps cushion and lubricate joints, organs, and tissues

water helps eliminate metabolic waste products through urine
the darker the urine, the more concentrated – aim for a pale color

water is a major component of sweat
during exercise waters absorbs heat from working muscles, releases heat through sweat which helps maintain body temperature