Water makes up about 60% of the human body. If the body doesn’t receive enough water throughout the day it will begin to experience symptoms of dehydration, which include extreme thirst, light-headedness, headaches, and muscle cramps.
Confusing instructions are the last thing you need when not feeling well, so why do all pharmaceutical products have them? “Sip slowly and frequently” sounds like easy directions, but how slowly is “slowly,” just how often is “frequent,” and what is the size of a “sip”?
Although there are many variants of the keto diet that have emerged, the standard keto diet is pretty simple. As a rule of thumb, eat very little carbohydrate: less than 50 grams of carbs per day, a lot of fat and just enough protein.
The importance of hydration takes so many different shapes and definitions amongst different populations and for me that couldn’t be truer. Being a husband whose wife is going on baby #3 in 3 years and has experienced extreme morning sickness to having a mother who has been suffering from breast cancer for the last year to being a strength and conditioning coach to several high-level athletes
Flu season is in full effect and will continue throughout the next several months. Preparing for the flu can be difficult, seeing as the fluctuations in the weather trick the immune system, leaving your body in limbo.
Summer is one of the most popular seasons due to hot days, long nights, and a chance to relax outside. Many people travel over the summer months, take up exercising or other outdoor activities, and are sure to get their vitamin D from spending hours in the sun.
When many adults hear the word “electrolytes,” they think these hydrating substances are only needed by children, the elderly, and professional athletes. However, every adult body needs electrolytes, regardless of age, level of activity, or lifestyle habits.
Food poisoning - everyone's heard about it and no one wants it. It can happen to anyone and even if you enjoyed your food when you ate it, you won't enjoy seeing it again. Seafood, meat, unwashed vegetables, and dairy can all make you sick if they are not prepared correctly or left out for too long, and that's not an encompassing list!
Everyone thinks the same thing when they hear a drug commercial: what a long list of side effects! There are so many different tablets, capsules, injections, and patches out there on the market and it seems like all of them have lists of side effects a mile long.
We experience it every year: flu season. The common cold can also be a concern - as it can spread easily through day cares, classrooms, offices, or any confined space - even if you don't catch the actual flu.
Many people mistakenly believe that dehydration is exclusively a summer issue, but unfortunately, that’s not the case. Not only is dehydration caused by prolonged heat exposure in the warmer months, but dehydration in winter can also be caused by many wintertime illnesses and lifestyle habits that put your health at risk.