Diet, health and fitness tips for average women. Site created and maintained by Ann Chihak Poff.

Posts Tagged ‘dehydration’

Should you drink alcohol when you are sick?

Back in April 2011 I had a cold for about a week. It was mild. And since I had extra time on my hands (I don’t exercise when I am sick) I got some posts in, like the one below: Should You Drink Alcohol When You Are Sick? I have been home for a few […]


Keeping hydrated with H2 OH!

One of the challenges in this month’s Monthly Challenge was to concentrate on water intake. Water is important to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Keeping yourself hydrated is a vital part of life. Water makes up 60 percent of your body weight, according to USGS. There is varying information on how much water each person should […]


Let’s play a drinking game … drink more water

One day on the shuttle bus on the way to work I said to one of my co-workers/friends, Let’s play a drinking game. Every time I drink water you drink water. For some time now┬áI have been encouraging him to drink more water. I mentioned this story to another co-worker. She said she wanted to […]


The many benefits of coconut water

At some point recently I saw coconut water at Trader Joe’s and decided to buy some. I knew it was all the rage, but I wasn’t sure why. The other day at the yoga studio they had juice box like container of coconut water for free. I took one. Yesterday I had a raging headache […]


Keeping yourself hydrated is important

I drink a lot of water. So when I slack on the H2O my body notices it pretty quickly. It is important for me to keep up my water intake. It’s best if I drink 64 ounces, which is eight servings. Sometimes I only get six servings in, 48 ounces. On Friday night Curt and […]


Water retention & staying hydrated

When I eat sushi (or really the soy sauce) I retain water like crazy. (Curt and I had sushi for dinner last night.) I can eat some foods with pretty high sodium levels and not feel the effects. But for some reason soy sauce gets me every time. Even if I use the low sodium […]