Hydration

Five Foods to Keep You Cool This Summer

Jane Dummer | Posted 09.10.2014 | Canada Living
Jane Dummer

Are you wondering how to stay cool as a cucumber this summer? Keeping hydrated is important year round, but especially in the warm weather, as it prevents our bodies from overheating. To remain cool during the dog days of summer, here are five delicious and hydrating foods to add to your menu.

Surprising Tips To Keep You Hydrated This Summer

CBC | Posted 09.08.2014 | Canada Living

Exercising and spending more time outdoors in the summer can leave you sweaty, hot and thirsty. And while it’s best not to wait till you actually f...

7 Reasons To Keep Hydrated

Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living

Every doctor, dietitian, fitness expert, and parent says the same thing: Drink more water. If you're one of those people who aren't convinced of hydra...

5 Healthy and Refreshing Summer Drink Alternatives

Marni Wasserman | Posted 09.19.2013 | Canada Living
Marni Wasserman

Hot summer days beg for cool, refreshing drinks. Typically, people reach for beverages like juices, sodas, or lattes that are highly sugared, empty-calorie drinks. Now if after reading this, you are still thinking "but water is boring," then it's time for you to get a hold of just a few simple ingredients to make your own homemade summer refreshments that you can sip on with a smile.

How to Stay Safe in Extreme Heat

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 09.03.2013 | Canada Living
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

If you or a person near you experience heat stress or the possibility of a heat stroke, call your emergency service. In the meantime, move yourself or the one you're helping to a shady or air-conditioned place and, if necessary, remove excess clothing. If available, use ice or cold water to lower the body temperature.

How To Avoid Dehydration -- And Common Causes For Body's Lack Of Fluid

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.03.2012 | Canada Living

As soon as you feel like you're thirsty, you're already dehydrated. So goes the accepted wisdom when it comes to necessary water intake in the body, b...