A young mother recently died of drinking too much water in too little time. Yes, water intoxication is an issue we need to talk more about (especially because it is summer and people are being more diligent about hydration).
Sweating is one of those things that we probably don’t think much about unless we perspire so much that it begins to affect our quality of life. Or unless we notice our body’s unique odor gets us unapproving looks in business meetings or social situations.
Hiking is one of my favorite ways to get outside and get some exercise, but lately I have been extremely cautious due to the heat. It does not take long for dehydration and heatstroke to take over.
There are millions of nerve endings in the lips which explains why we may find kissing very pleasurable. But, of course, having dry lips is a sure way to make kissing less sexy and fun (both for you and your partner).
There’s no shortage of stories online about people committing to drinking a gallon of water a day and claiming this leads to better skin, less cravings for unhealthy foods, weight loss and more benefits.
It’s pretty unbelievable how much plastic we use. Reportedly, since the 1950s, about 8.3 billion tons of plastic have been produced worldwide!
Water is probably the most important of the six essential nutrients our bodies need to remain healthy. (The other five nutrients are protein, fat, carbohydrates, minerals and vitamins). We need water to digest our food, absorb the other nutrients from the food we eat and get rid of waste so that we can increase our chances of maintaining a healthy weight.
If you’ve never heard of “terminal dehydration,” you’re probably not alone. Terminal dehydration, also called voluntary death by dehydration (VDD), is when a very ill patient decides to stop eating food or drinking fluids to hasten death.
Water is one of the six basic nutrients you need to live. The others are protein, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins and minerals. But water is the only nutrient where absence will cause death within days.
For those of us living in the United States, Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer. Warmer weather has arrived, the days are longer, the grandkids are out of school, the pools get uncovered, and cook-outs are the order of the day.
Donning a Statue of Liberty costume on Halloween during a live taping of her talk show, 53-year-old TV host Wendy Williams shocked and worried viewers as she fainted and fell to the ground.
There are six types of nutrients that our body needs to survive. They are carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, minerals and water. We have provided a wealth of information about minerals, because they appear to be the least discussed. But today, we are going to talk about water.
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