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“Sante,” “L’Chayim,” “Salud,” …no matter what language you speak, toasts are often blessings for good health. But when the beverage is the color blue and contains more sugar than a candy bar, that drink is nothing to cheer about. The fact is that most of us don’t realize how important it is to drink properly or how much of an impact poor hydration has on your state of health.
Just think about your last physical exam: if you were lucky, your doctor asked you about your diet and if you were tipping the scales, you may have been told to lose some weight. But when was the last time your healthcare provider asked you about the types of fluid you were drinking?
Since water is the largest constituent of the human body, comprising about 60% of your body weight, it’s time to raise your glass (or bottle) a little more often. Here are a few guidelines that are easy to swallow: Continue reading