We all know that drinking water is good for our health, but did you know that an astonishing 89% of people don’t stay hydrated throughout the day!
An essential way to keep our bodies running healthily, water is needed by all our cells, tissues and major organs. However, our bodies constantly lose water through everyday bodily functions such as digestion, sweating, and breathing, and, so good hydration throughout the day is absolutely vital for our health.
Despite the clear health benefits of drinking water, there is still a large proportion of people who fail to drink the required amount of water every day and this can lead to dehydration. With a range of unpleasant symptoms including fatigue, headaches, and dizziness; dehydration is a serious health issue but can be very easily avoided by taking a few simple measures.
If you find it difficult to stay on top of your water levels, there are many quick and easy “hacks” you can try to stay well hydrated on a day-to-day basis. For example, why not download a free mobile reminder app, such as Daily Water or Aqualert, to help you stay on top of your water intake. Another handy trick is to enjoy lots of delicious water-rich foods such as watermelon or cucumber.
If you are interested in discovering more simple water hacks, why not check out this helpful infographic guide courtesy of the team at Study Medicine Europe. This handy graphic outlines why it is important to stay hydrated and offers up some practical water consumption guidelines for all ages.
Take a look at the infographic below to find out more water hacks to help you stay happy, healthy and hydrated.