How Much Water Does Your Family Drink?

Water is just fine, thanks: Serve water or milk instead of soda. Print or create a water tracking chart for your family. Pick out a cup or water bottle that you enjoy using and determine the number of cups or ounces that it holds. Draw a row of cups/bottles to represent 8 ounces (1 cup)... Continue Reading →

Cut Down on Sugar-Sweetened Beverages

Water is just fine, thanks: Serve water or milk instead of soda. Sugar-sweetened beverages, such as soda, fruit drinks, sports drinks, and sweetened waters are associated with a range of health conditions, including weight gain/obesity, heart disease, and type 2 diabetes. When you substitute water for a single 20-ounce sugar sweetened soda, you can reduce... Continue Reading →

Are You Staying Hydrated at Home?

 Many of our schedules and routines have been disrupted during this time, which can make it difficult to make sure we are getting enough water. Approximately 60 percent of our body consists of water, so it is essential to make our bodies function. Water is vital to the life of every cell in our body,... Continue Reading →

Track Your Water Intake.

Water is just fine, thanks: Serve water or milk instead of soda. By tracking water intake throughout the day, you can determine whether or not you are getting enough to drink. It’s easy to make adjustments in order to meet your healthy hydration goals! Try these simple tips to improve your water intake: Use a... Continue Reading →

Water is just fine, thanks: Serve water or milk instead of soda.

Water plays many critical roles in maintaining our health and wellbeing.  Fluid in the body accounts for approximately 60% of total body weight.  Many people are quick to rehydrate after exercising or when temperatures rise.  However, adequate fluid intake is important throughout the day, even if there is not significant water loss.  Did you know that we excrete about 2 cups per... Continue Reading →

Sports Hydration

As the weather starts warming up we start getting outside more. Some of these outside activities includes sports for us and our children. This is a wonderful way to get our daily exercise. But, we often wonder, what should I or my kids be drinking to stay hydrated? The short answer is: your go to... Continue Reading →

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