Hello, summer! What better way to dive into August than to talk about one of the most well-known summertime fruits – watermelon! Did you know that here in Florida, we are the top producer of watermelon in the U.S.?! Summertime is the prime ... READ MORE
Florida's scorching summer temperatures can be relentless! The heat can take a lot out of us – especially water. It leaves us searching for ways to cool down and stay hydrated. While drinking plenty of water is essential, did you know ... READ MORE
Our last "Age Friendly" series post looked at sodium and how much is too much in our daily lives. That also includes making sure you get enough water, which we'll talk about in this post.
You probably know that if you don't drink enough fluid, ... READ MORE
July and August are undoubtedly the hottest months here in Florida. One step outside and you’re already drenched in sweat, wishing you were back inside with some air conditioning. Staying hydrated is key to help prevent dehydration during ... READ MORE
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So far, we have covered knowing the signs and symptoms of heat-related illness, sources of water, tips to drink more water, and ideas to beat the heat and stay safe. Next, I am going to cover some tips ... READ MORE
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Keeping cool is part of good health. We have seen dangerous rising temperatures here and in other countries, triggering conditions and outcomes we have not seen before. It is very important to consider ... READ MORE
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Over the past 20 years, I have heard many program participants and clientele state that they don’t like to drink water, or they never drink water. This attitude always surprises me because water is so ... READ MORE
Your friend is back in town and ready for the best visit ever.
The pollen forecast is on your side this time, so you have decided to spend the day enjoying the sunshine and summer weather.
At the park, you dust off your soccer skills, ... READ MORE
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Water is essential for life. Water helps your body use vital nutrients, helps your body get rid of wastes, and helps you maintain a normal body temperature. Our bodies are made up of mainly water-about ... READ MORE
This is the 1st blog in this series.
It is hot in Florida and around the country. We need to be mindful of keeping our bodies properly hydrated. Bring a source of water with you when working, playing, gardening, biking, running, and/or enjoying ... READ MORE