Water

Cool, clear water, our bodies most important nutrient.

Since our bodies are 1/2 water, water is our mostimportant nutrient. We replace 80 to 96 ounces of water daily. Water is especiallynecessary when we exercise and sweat. Conserve water in your body by dressingappropriately, hydrating, and drinking 8 to 10 cups of water daily.

Cool, Clear Water.

The most important nutrient.

Our bodies are more than half water. We must replace, on the average 80 to 96 ounces of water per day that is used or lost by respiration, urination, and perspiration.

Water

Come July and August, no one will argue with you about the importance of water in our body.

When your body is low even one quart of fluid, your ability to sweat is reduced. Consequently, body temperature begins to rise.

Protect yourself in warm weather by:

1. Dressing correctly

Light-colored clothing reflects heat. Your head is cooler in a light-colored, ventilated cap than it is when bare. You are not correctly dressed until you have applied sunscreen: SPF 24 or higher.

We can get some water by eating foods that are high in water. but most of our water will come from drinking eight to ten cups of water per day. 2. Hydrating

Drink before, during, and after your exercise. don’t rely on thirst to stimulate rehydration and don’t rely on sports drinks entirely. Electrolyte loss is less important than fluid loss. Unfortunately, beer won’t do the trick either, as several fans found out at the Ballpark in Arlington, Texas once. Links Singles Profiles Connections CyberBiz Dating Dating Again Dating Hints Dating with Kids DFW e-MAG Heart Express Loneliness Lying and Dating Relationships Self-Esteem Sex & Opposite Sex Shy Singles Singles Store SOLO for Singles Suddenly Single Abuse Birthday Book Books Boys: Parenting Breast Feeding Communication Discipline Your Child Divorce Dr. Luv Eating Healthy Esteem for Children Family Fitness Friendship Gender Understanding Girls: Parenting Grandparents Homefront Kids’ Activities Love & Chemistry Men Nutrition Parenting Single Recipes Shopping Place Single Parents Spoiling an Infant Sports & Recreation Stepparents Stress Teens: by & for teens Travel Travel with Kids Wheels Women You Discussion Webs Abuse Breastfeeding Grandparents Single Parents Stepparents 3. Weighing yourself

Weigh before and after exercise. Losing two pounds of weight means you are down about a quart of liquid. Persistent weight loss over several days of hot weather exercise usually means you are dehydrating, maybe dangerously so.

A vacation that combines fitness and fun can be just what you need to relax and stay in shape. Just remember, though, that high fluid losses lead to poor performance and can lead to dangerous heat stroke.

Our bodies are more than half water. Adequate water consumption helps us utilize key nutrients, helps the body’s immune system, and reduces fluid retention.

We must replace, on the average 80 to 96 ounces of water per day that is used or lost by respiration, urination, and perspiration.

We can get some water by eating foods that are high in water. but most of our water will come from drinking eight to ten cups of water per day.

We can get some water by eating foods that are high in water as you can see from the water content of the foods below:

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Range of Water Content

80-95% Fruits and vegetables 87% Milk 50-75% Meats, poultry, and fish 35% Baked goods like bread

One last thing: Avoid excessive use of carbonated and caffeinated beverages to meet your daily water requirement. They tend to have a dehydrating effect.

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