As the summer heats up, it’s important to keep you and your loved ones hydrated. Not getting enough water can make you very sick and can make many chronic conditions worse.
The information contained in this article should not be construed as medical advice. Consult your health care provider for appropriate diet changes for you.
While the simplest way to stay hydrated is to drink more water, (you should drink 8 oz. of water six to seven times a day) it does not have to be the only way. Many foods make you thirsty, dehydrating you as you eat them. Always consult with your health care provider before making dietary changes.
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