If you've ever worked for awhile in the beating sun, you might know what it feels like to be dehydrated. What's going on inside your body?
How Much Water Do People Drink?
"In 1998 the United States averaged 54 gallons of soda consumed per person, to only 42 gallons of water."
Water, Hydration, and Health
"This review attempts to provide some sense of our current knowledge of water including overall patterns of intake and some factors linked with intake, the complex mechanisms behind water homeostasis, the effects of variation in water intake on health and energy intake, weight, and human performance and functioning."
Athletes should drink only when thirsty, according to new guidelines
"At least 14 deaths of marathon runners, football players and other athletes have been attributed to a condition called exercise-associated hyponatremia, which results from drinking too much water or sports drinks."
Lack Of Drinking Water Deteriorates Human Body: Adverse Effects Of Dehydration
"Many of us believe drinking liquids like fruit juice, tea, or soda will keep the body hydrated as well as water."
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