I'll be honest, my kids do not like drinking water. It's always a challenge to keep them hydrated in the summertime and I've had to be a little creative in finding flavored waters and alternatives that don't have a lot of sugar. So because today is National Hydration Day, I'm sharing a few ways I've learned to keep my children (and myself!) hydrated.
Water quality is very important to your health, so understanding your water supply, its quality, and treatment is essential.
In the years since initiation of fluoridation, there have been numerous studies which have investigated the potential health impacts associated with fluoride.
Whether you are on a public water source or private well, conserving water not only saves you money, but also helps protect the environment.
In today’s more health conscious society, we know we should stay hydrated and aim for drinking at least eight 12-ounce glasses per day, but have you ever stopped to think what type of water you should be drinking? Is tap better than bottled?
The quantity and quality of water you drink is important to your health, but what do you really know about your water quality, and do you need to treat it?
Knowing the value of water to our bodies and health should prompt us to give this fundamental nutrient greater attention.
Sure, some of water we use is treated, but not all contamination may be removed, and it all eventually ends up in our ground or surface waters.
Most Americans consume 3,000-5,000 milligrams of sodium per day, which is 25-55% more than the recommended 2,300 mg/day. For those on a restricted sodium diet, this amount is 2-3 times higher than the recommended 1,500 mg/day. Lisa recently provided tips to reduce sodium in your diet, as most of the salt you get is from …
About 60% of our body is water, so it makes sense that the quality of our drinking water can affect our health. Our lives depend on clean water, but when you just open the tap to pour a glass of water, it’s easy not to think about what may be in it. So, how do …