Body of Water
- The human body is about 60% water.
- The brain is almost 80% water, so brain function and hydration are highly connected.
- Even a 2% drop in body weight due to dehydration can cause the following:
- Poor cognitive function
- Fatigue and lack of concentration
- Decreased reaction times
- Increased risk of injury
- High altitude causes increased loss of fluids resulting in more rapid dehydration.
- Water improves muscle performance, clears toxins and promotes overall well being.
- Hydration helps regulate body temperature.
- Water can increase energy levels including the midday slump.
- Water is key to the digestion process and aides in nutrient transportation.
Tips to Stay Hydrated
- Drink water as soon as you wake up and before going to sleep.
- Drink at least a glass of water with every meal.
- Drink water during work and activities.
- Carry water with you at all times.
- Men should drink about 2 liters of water per day.
- Women should drink about 1.6 liters of water per day.
- Eat fruits and vegetables that have a high water content.
- Avoid alcohol and sugary drinks.
- Drink water before you feel thirsty!
We are offering FREE 20 oz water bottles to any employee who wants one!