It’s summer time! With summer time comes fun, beach days, vacation trips, and lots of outdoor activity. What else do we face during this season? HEAT! That’s right, with all of this skyrocketing fun also comes skyrocketing temperatures. With the increase in outdoor activity and the rise in temperature, it is important to stay hydrated. … Read more »
In our previous post about the 6 Basic Nutrients, we gave a short description of the macronutrient water. Today, we’ll go into more detail about water, its functions in the body, and some information about different strategies to drink enough water.
Most people have heard they should drink 8 glasses of water a day. But did you know this is just an estimate of the daily suggested water intake? Like all things in nutrition, the amount of water to drink each day varies based on many factors. Breastfeeding moms, very active people, and small children need… Read more »