Category Archives: Dehydration

9 Energy Boosting Foods

Need an Energy Boost? Your body needs fuel to function, just like a car engine. This fuel comes in the form of carbohydrates, fats and protein which your body sources from food. These are broken down into glucose (sugars) in your digestive system and transported through the bloodstream to every cell in your body where it is used as energy. Low glucose levels could leave you feeling fatigued, dizzy and irritable, as well as causing headaches and nausea. To help you maintain your energy levels throughout the day, include these energy boosting foods in your diet: Brown Rice: Brown rice is rich in Read More...

13 Symptoms of Chronic Dehydration

When you’re dehydrated, you’re more prone to irritability and fatigue. Your cognitive functions, including your ability to concentrate also take a hit. Your body is comprised of about 65 percent water, which is needed for a number of physiological processes and biochemical reactions, including but not limited to: Blood circulation Metabolism Regulation of body temperature Waste removal and detoxification It’s important to recognize that your body loses water throughout each day, even when you’re not sweating, and that you need to constantly replenish this fluid loss. We lose water routinely when we: Breathe- humidified air leaves the body. (The breath you see in the air Read More...

Homemade Electrolyte Drink

Best For Stomach Flu, Rehydration and Refuel Body Electrolytes are basically salts. Salts keep your body’s electrically conductive to maintain cell voltage for receiving or passing along information. Regular table salt works fine as long as it contains sodium chloride, which almost all salts are made of. Some also have potassium iodide, which is also excellent for your cocktail. In our bodies their are basically calcium, sodium, potassium, magnesium chloride, hydrogen phosphate (a mineral) and hydrogen carbonate. These electrolytes are vital for survival and if we dilute them too much, it can lead to death by “water poisoning.” (more…) Read More...

Water & Fiber Go Together

Consuming More Fiber Means Drinking More Water Most of us, perhaps 75% of the population, suffer from mild dehydration, which if chronic leads to poor health, aches and pains, low energy, mental fogginess, and even serious diseases of all types. Pure water helps our bodies detoxify. The water helps separate blood platelets and floods fatty tissues where toxins often accumulate. While undergoing any kind of detox protocol, drinking more pure water is necessary. Water is very important to keeping the body hydrated. Signs of dehydration are excessive thirst, fatigue, headaches, dry mouth, low urine output, muscle weakness, light-headedness and dizziness. If Read More...