Water is essential to good health, every system in our bodies relies on water. The Doctors says daily activities can cause us to lose water that must be replenished for our bodies to function properly, especially in hot or humid weather. You may also need extra water in the winter because heated indoor air can dry your skin.
Water, Water Everywhere As important as it is, it can be a challenge to drink enough water every day.* Here are some easy tips to help you stay hydrated:
Tip 1 → Don't wait until you're thirsty to drink water. By the time you feel thirst, you could be mildly dehydrated.
Tip 2 → Develop a "hydration habit" by having a glass of water when you wake up, one with each meal and one at bedtime.
Tip 3 → Carry a bottle of water on your commute to work, when you run errands or when you spend a day at the beach.
Tip 4 → Keep single-serve bottles of water in your backpack and desk.
Tip 5 → Keep your home and office refrigerator well stocked with bottled water. Water bottle delivery is a convenient way to ensure that you always have plenty of water on hand.
Tip 6 → Take a water break instead of a coffee, tea or soda break.
Tip 7 → Drink water before, during and after exercise.
Tip 8 → At social gatherings, substitute alcohol with water and a twist of lime or lemon.
Tip 9 → Choose a bottle of water instead of soft drinks when you eat out.
Tip 10 → Add a slice of lemon or lime to your water for flavor.
Tip 11 → Don't forget fever, vomiting and diarrhea can cause you to lose body fluids.1 When youíre sick, keep a bottle of water next to your bed and sip it throughout the day.
Tip 12 → Though unlikely, drinking too much water can cause problems such as hyponatremia, or low sodium levels in the blood.
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Emergency Preparedness Disasters can happen, so itís a good idea to have a personal emergency plan and adequate supplies should the unexpected occur. Bottled water delivery is ideal for emergency water storage.
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare recommends families keep emergency supplies on hand in case of severe weather and other disasters. Along with flashlights, batteries, canned food and other essentials, they recommend your kit include at least 10 liters of bottled water per person.2 Be sure to keep bottled water away from household cleaners, gasoline, paint thinners and other chemicals. Itís also best to store it at room temperature or cooler and away from direct sunlight.
The following tips can be helpful when preparing your home for natural disasters:
→Store 1 liter Single Serve bottles and 10 liter and 5 loter bottles of drinking water for easy handling. You may want to store bottles of water in different locations for easy access.
→Rotate and replace emergency food and bottled water every six months for freshness.
→Put supplies in a cool, dark place away from chemicals and solvents.
→Label each food and water item with the date of purchase. Note the expiration date or "use by" date.
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