Hydrate Wisely! 10 Foods and Drinks That Will Help You Prepare for and Avoid Heat Exhaustion from Hydrate Wisely! 10 Foods and Drinks That Will Help You Prepare for and Avoid Heat Exhaustion

Hydrate Wisely! 10 Foods and Drinks That Will Help You Prepare for and Avoid Heat Exhaustion

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Hydrate Wisely! 10 Foods and Drinks That Will Help You Prepare for and Avoid Heat Exhaustion

Both heat exhaustion and sunstroke are associated with severe dehydration and long exposure to high temperatures. The number one way to stay hydrated, of course, is to drink plenty of fluids. We spoke to a panel of doctors and nutritionists and compiled a list of foods and drinks, including the most important one — water — that can help you avoid dehydration, heat exhaustion, and sunstroke. These foods — mostly fruits and vegetables — have high water content and are rich in electrolytes or other essential nutrients that can be lost when the body becomes overheated.