Water isn’t your only source for proper hydration.
Staying properly hydrated is important, but it’s especially crucial during the summertime. By keeping your body hydrated, you’re helping your heart pump blood through the blood vessels to reach the muscles effectively, according to the American Heart Association. Essentially, proper hydration keeps your heart from working too hard.
While the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said most needs are met through water, that’s not the only source you can use for hydration. In fact, there’s a “beverage hydration index” that shows evidence that plenty of other options can hydrate …read more