8 Ways to Beat the Heat and Stay Hydrated

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Hydration is essential for good health

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Give your body what it needs to function properly.

Drinking plenty of water on a regular basis is proven to lead to better health. It’s no secret that getting your daily dose of H20 helps your body function properly, so staying hydrated stands as No. 1 on our healthy living check list.

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Though drinking plenty of water seems simple, have you ever wondered if you’re actually drinking enough to stay hydrated? A lot of people would assume they are, but the fact of the matter is, 75 percent of Americans may suffer from chronic dehydration.

It's not enough to simply believe that you’re staying hydrated — it is important to be absolutely certain. Taking the initiative to make sure you’re taking the proper steps to stay hydrated is worth your while; it’s always better to be safe than sorry!

We’ve come up with a few tricks for you to try that will guarantee good hydration all day long. Check out these eight ways to beat the heat and stay hydrated.

Always Carry a Water Bottle

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For this tactic, all you have to do is remember to bring a water bottle with you everywhere you go. Staying hydrated has never been so easy! An easy way to take control of your water intake? Purchase a reusable water bottle. If you use it every day, soon enough, you’ll feel naked without it.

Drink a Glass of Water Before Every Meal

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Drinking water at any time of the day has its benefits, but meals can act as a good marker to remind you to do so. Not only will this trick help you stay hydrated, it also boosts metabolism, which will help your body burn more fat.

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