For one week, the writer tried drinking lemon water first thing in the morning to see if really has any natural health benefits. Here's what happened.
The Environmental Working Group has put together a new database to help you find out what’s in your tap water and how to deal with contaminants.
Ice serves two purposes – firstly it cools your drink and makes drinks look a bit fancier but it also adds extra water intake to your drink, providing more water as it melts. You don’t have to just drink your water intake, don’t forget that food has water in it as well. Snacking on foods high in water content is a great, healthy way to get hydrated (and beat hunger!).
Before you start chugging from your Camelbak bottle, chew on this: About one-fifth of our water consumption comes from foods (namely fruits and veggies), according to the Institute of Medicine. Here are some foods that clock in with a high water content and will work in tandem with your water bottle to help you stay hydrated. Cucumbers contain about 95 percent water, says Ilyse Schapiro, RD and co-author of Should I Scoop Out My Bagel?.
“I felt ashamed. I did not like looking in mirrors. It made me feel gross,” 23-year-old Natalie Burtina tells the Daily Mail.
‘Tis the season to hit the beach and soak up the gleaming rays of sunshine – but first, make sure you’re staying hydrated. Summer is usually a season of laughs and outdoor festivities, but when the high temperatures kick in, it’s important to make sure you’re consuming enough fluids. It can be hard to keep tabs on how much water you’re drinking each day, but we’ve got you covered with these 10 awesome ways to stay hydrated.
Drinking enough water is a health message that’s been broadcast loud and clear. “Some people are such water-drinking devotees that they are aquaholics,” says Manhattan osteopathic physician Christopher Calapai. The result is overhydration, or hyponatremia, which is a term used to describe a low concentration of sodium in the blood that can be dangerous or even life-threatening. Overhydration is the most common electrolyte imbalance in hospitals, occurring in about two percent of all people, Calapai says.
It’s tough to go outside these days without encountering something that could kill you, or something that could give you enough wrinkles to make it seem like death is nigh: you can file this water bottle news under the wrinkles category.
The Environmental Protection Agency says that 1.6 gallons of water are wasted every time we flush the toilet. If the average adult urinates around seven times daily, this means that 42 litres of water are being used to flush the urine away.
While most of us may not give too much thought into washing produce, experts say we should be thoroughly rinsing all fruits and vegetables before eating them. The Environmental Working Group recently published a list of the dirtiest produce on the market. While it’s no surprise that pesticides are used while growing fruit, it’s up to us as to how much bacteria we actually consume.
Wake up with a pesky zit? We’ve been there. But before you go cursing yourself for some minor misstep in your skincare routine, there might be another culprit. Click through the gallery above to see some of the more unexpected things that maybe be causing you to breakout.
Vegetarian meal delivery service Sakara Life is selling Beauty Water (4 bottles for $24), which is composed of alkaline water, silica, and rosewater. Business Insider recently tried Sakara Life’s $109-a-day diet reportedly touted by Victoria’s Secret Angels, which included a batch of the Beauty Water.
There’s a male model out there who’s making a name for himself not for his head shots but for his take on healthy living. Peter Filak follows a radical diet: he doesn’t drink any water. Ever. In fact, the Seattle-based raw-food vegan, “webcam model” (online porn contributor) and former registered nurse doesn’t consume any liquids.