6 Tips to Help You Stay Hydrated

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Most of us know by now that we aren’t drinking enough of water. As we live our lives, we tend to lose water by working out and because our bodies need water to function properly.

Our body will let us know when we are dehydrated - we can experience headaches, dizziness, mood swings, dry skin, muscle cramps, fatigue, body aches and have bad breath according to Water Logic. In order to prevent those from happening and any other serious health consequences, it is important for us to stay hydrated.

We are going to share six tips with you that will help you stay hydrated.

Tip #1: Drink More Water

Start your morning by drinking water. Drink water more often throughout your day instead of reaching for another cup of coffee, soda or juice, replace it with water. You can always have two cups of water then have a different beverage. Then end your day by drinking more water.

Tip #2: Eat More Fruits and Vegetables

Fruits and vegetables are jam-packed with water. Plus they provide your body with essential vitamins and minerals. Instead of eating salt snacks replace them with fruits and vegetables. They will help you keep your body hydrated.

Tip #3: Decrease your Juice and Soda Intake

Soda and juice are just water and sugar which can spike your blood sugar levels and if consumed too much can play a role in diabetes. Decrease how much juice and soda you are consuming on a daily basis.reach for some water instead of drinking juice or soda. Also, your waistline will thank you.

Tip #4: Buy a Reusable Smart Water Bottle

Buy a smart water bottle from Hydration Junkie that you can keep with you at all times. This will prevent you from finding something to drink from or purchasing you yet again another water bottle. And it will save you some money. With more water filtration systems popping up at the malls, airports, and offices - it is easy to fill up as often as you need.

Tip #5: Drink Fruit Infused Water, Coffee, or Tea

We know that water can be an acquired taste and not everyone may like to drink plain water. You can always drink some fruit infused water. You can make this at home. Simply add your favorite fruit to the infuser and fill it up with water. And of course, you can always drink coffee or tea.

Tip #6: Keep Track of How Much You Are Drinking

The European Hydration Institute recommends for us to drink at least 8.5 cups of water a day which may seem like a lot to some people. We know that you aren’t drinking that much. However, you can do two things to help you make sure that you are drinking enough water. You can either set up alarms on your phone every two hours so you remember to drink some water. You can always use the Daily Water Drink Reminder app which is free to download by the way. It will allow you to track how much you drink and will keep a record of it.

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Hope these tips help inspire you to drink more to stay hydrated and healthy. Don't have a Hydration Junkie Transporter Jug yet? Check out our line of multi-tasking gym water jugs here