There is a lot of research showing that too much salt is bad for our bodies, but for endurance athletes, a little bit of salt may just be a good thing.
If you’re a regular reader here, chances are soda’s not your thing, and if you do enjoy a sodapop, moderation is the name of the game. But did you know that those fruit drinks on store shelves can actually contain more sugar than soda?
Dr. Bob Sandor of Lab Analytical Balance used a moisture analyzer to determine the water content of 100% juice (not drinks) from various fruits and vegetables, and he’s kindly shared the results in a handy infographic that shows the water, sugar, and calorie contents of different juices.
The benefits of drinking water are well noted. Adopt some of these tips to start drinking more water each day.
The great thing about the idea of eating your water is that it’s a no-brainer. Of course we should be eating more fruits and veggies, and of course that will influence multiple parts of our health and functioning.
Adequate water is important for daily life functions. Just how much water do we need, and what is it doing inside our bodies?
It’s that time of the year when we not only have to concentrate on eating healthy, but on staying properly hydrated too. The summer heat can cause discomforting symptoms if regular and adequate fluids are not consumed.
We know that water is good for us, but we might not be able to put our fingers on why. Here are some details on water’s health benefits and how to work more water into your day!