The Importance of Hydration


As many of us have often heard hydration is extremely important to your health. This is your friendly reminder to hydrate in order to improve your brain function, prevent dark circles under your eyes, improve your workout endurance, and so much more. Studies actually show that sometimes when you think you are hungry that is a really a cue from your brain that you need to drink more water. This occurs because most people enjoy a beverage with their meal. It has also been shown that coffee, although a diuretic, does actually hydrate you to some extent. That dosen’t mean you can only drink coffee however.

So some easy tips to keep hydrated are grab a water bottle and take it to class, get a brita filter for your room, they might be expensive but they pay themselves off. Keep track of how much water you drink, it is recommended to drink 8 glasses of water per day. Mix a little juice into your water for flavor, fruit slices work too, and also drink a little gatorade.

If you follow these simple tips, you should be able to stay hydrated fairly well. Good luck šŸ™‚ and remember hydration will help you focus in class and it also plays a role in preventing stress headaches!!

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