What’s the one thing people usually say when someone is under the weather? “Drink lots of fluids!” This is definitely valuable advice, but it comes with limits that most are not aware of. While being hydrated is crucial to fighting a cold or flu, sometimes we end up choosing drinks that have lots of electrolytes and even more sugar. Or we reach for a glass of tap water, which can’t offer the pure, natural hydration that our bodies need. When our system is down, one of the best things we can do is intake liquids and foods that boost immunity. Here are seven recommended drinks for the next time you or someone else isn’t feeling their best. Now you can be the one who gives advice about hydration, with facts to share as well.
If you’re proactive about your hydration (which all Cedar Springs customers are!) then you’re most likely aware of the many physical and mental benefits that come from drinking water. But have you ever taken an in-depth look at the paths and pit-stops water takes as it goes through your body?
Back in October, one of my best friends said to me: “Everyone thinks the adult drink is coffee, but really, it’s water.” This got me thinking.
Was I drinking enough water to care for my adult body properly, or was I depriving myself of something important? Were my choices regarding hydration eventually going to turn detrimental for me if I didn’t make a change? It was this curiosity (and slight concern) that made me decide to take the Cedar Springs Challenge, and drink only Cedar Springs spring water for 30 days.
The neighbours have decorated their houses with twinkling lights, the shops are playing songs about Santa, and you’ve pulled all the winter jackets from that deep corner of the coat closet. Christmas is fast approaching! (and New Year’s is, too.)
Over the past several years, we’ve seen an increased interest in alkaline water. It is endorsed among wellness communities as an aid for losing weight, healing small ailments such as acid reflux, and achieving healthier lifestyles