Do you have any of the following symptoms?
- Bad Breath
- Pasty mouth or tongue
- Intestinal cramping
- Dark colored or smelly urine
- Difficult bowels
- Dry skin
If you answered yes. You will want to add some water to your diet. Try the following Fluid Plan to help you ensure you are keeping your body replenished.
Daily Goal: To drink more than 5 glasses of 12 ounces of water or liquids that hydrate
Hydrating Liquids: nonalcoholic, noncaffeinated, noncarbonated fluids
- Herbal teas
- Soy or rice drinks
Alcohol, caffeinated drinks, and carbonated beverages dehydrate the body. Drink a 1:1 ratio of water for each one you consume or replace these drinks with water or a hydrating liquid.
- Begin your day 12 ounces of water
- Before lunch 12 ounces of water
- After lunch 12 ounces of water
- Right before dinner 12 ounces of water
- After dinner 12 ounces of water (but 2 hours before bedtime)
Recommendation: Obtain a favorite water bottle. Fill it with water and keep it before you or with you as a continual reminder to keep on drinking!
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