Drink Smart. Think Smart.

Your hydration directly affects your body & well-being in unexpected ways.
Take the first sip to healthier living...

Most Americans are dehydrated

The average American only drinks a little more
than 4 cups (32 ounces) of water per day.

This is not enough.[i]

Dehydration makes life harder

Water is a building material that makes up a majority of your body. The consistent flow of water is vital to many critical human body functions. Without water, you are not yourself – literally.[ii]

FATIGUE

75% of your brain is water. When dehydrated, your mind will fatigue and cognitive performance suffers [ii]

EARLY AGING

65% your skin is water. Dry, dehydrated skin is more prone to the development of fine lines and wrinkles.[iii]

WEIGHT GAIN

When you become dehydrated, your metabolism slows down, affecting how your body burns fat.[iv]

Hydration makes life easier

Hydration is your leg up. Drinking enough water can help improve your cognitive and physical abilities and keep your skin resiliently beautiful. [v]

STAY FIT

79% of your muscles are water. Hydrating prior to and during a workout will help your cells maintain a balance of fluids and electrolytes, which keeps muscles working optimally.[v]

STAY ALERT

Brain cells are made of mostly water. When you’re hydrated these cells are more efficient which improves your cognitive ability.[vi]

BETTER SKIN

Your skin is an organ made up of cells that are 65% water. When hydrated, water fills the spaces between skins cells, improving the resiliency, making it less prone to wrinkling over time.[vii]

How much do I need?

Take your weight, divide by 2 and you get the number of ounces you need to consume on a daily basis. For instance, A 165 lb person needs 82.5 ounces per day, or around 3 and a half 24 oz. water bottles.

Tips to take
more sips

  • Drink water before a meal (You'll also eat less!)

  • Find a water bottle you like & you'll use it more

  • Carry a water bottle throughout your day:
    During transit | On your desk at work | Out to lunch | Into meetings

No matter your style, drink life in and stay happy, healthy and hydrated.

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[i] April 26, 2016, Data Brief, U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics; Antonella Apicella, R.D., nutritionist, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York City; Dana Angelo White, M.S., R.D., ATC, sports dietitian and assistant clinical professor, Quinnipiac University, Hamden, Conn.

[ii] Matthew S. Ganio et al. Mild dehydration impairs cognitive performance and mood of men,British Journal of Nutrition (2011). DOI: 10.1017/S0007114511002005 L. E. Armstrong et al. Mild Dehydration Affects Mood in Healthy Young Women, Journal of Nutrition (2011). DOI: 10.3945/jn.111.142000

[iii] Panhandle health district

[iv] The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism

[v] Mitchell, H.H. et al. 1945. The chemical composition of the adult human body and its bearing on the biochemistry of growth. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 158: 625-637

[vi]Matthew S. Ganio et al. Mild dehydration impairs cognitive performance and mood of men,British Journal of Nutrition (2011). DOI: 10.1017/S0007114511002005 L. E. Armstrong et al. Mild Dehydration Affects Mood in Healthy Young Women, Journal of Nutrition (2011). DOI: 10.3945/jn.111.142000

[vii] Panhandle health district