Hydration

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...