Avoid the Dehydration Danger Zone | A Little Bit Better With Keri Glassman

Uploaded by LivestrongWoman on 22.09.2012

Hey, I'm Keri Glassman here with some quick and simple tips to help you feel just a little
bit better. There’s a reason why registered dietitians, doctors, physical therapists,
moms, dads, and pretty much everyone who cares about you is constantly telling you to make
sure you get enough water. And you should be telling the people you care about to drink
up too! Every system in your body depends on water to function properly. Think about
that one. Dehydration isn’t just a matter of dry mouth and feeling thirsty. When your
body doesn’t have the hydration it needs, it can make you tired, which affects you inside
and out. So everyone drink up! Use the eight by eight rule as a guide -- that’s eight
ounces, eight times a day -- to help keep you on pace. You regular water drinkers might
be surprised to find that you’re not actually getting enough if you don’t keep track.
And don’t wait until your body tells you that it needs water. At that point, it’s
difficult to get the amount you need, and it can even be dangerous. Instead, drink water
throughout the day -- make it a habit. And eat more fruits and vegetables that have high
water volume such as melon, grapefruit, strawberries, cucumber, and celery. So remember: Not getting
enough water lowers your energy and bogs you down. Make sure you stay hydrated and you
will definitely feel a little bit better.