Water, water, everywhere, and it’s such a treat to drink

Print Article

With the media hype and endless options to us all, it is no wonder that we stand in the grocery store scratching our head in confusion. What should I spend my hard-earned money on? Can the promise on the label be true? What is the healthiest option when you are just plain thirsty? Water. Yep. Water. The amount of water you need will vary, depending partly on your activity level. If you arenít very active, you should drink a minimum of eight cups of water per day. If youíre working out regularly, you will need more to replace fluids lost during exercise. The following conditions may indicate that youíre not getting enough water:

• Fatigue

• Loss of appetite

• Flushed skin

• Heat intolerance

• Light-headedness

• Dark urine with a strong odor

These days, you face a choice of spring water, mineral water, tap water, sparkling water, and various other options. Which oneís for you? The most convenient choice is water from your faucet, and, itís free. Tap water also contains a variety of useful minerals.

One of the most important things you can do to achieve and maintain good health is amazingly simple: Drink lots of water! Did you know that water revitalizes your body and flushes out toxins? Did you know that you may not really be hungry, but, simply thirsty?

So, bottom line? Say hello to H20.† Put down the high calorie, sugar-laden drinks and reach for water. You

could easily consume an entire daysí worth of calories in your drinks alone! Crazy as that many

sound, itís true. Start today and drink, drink, drink water. You will start seeing and feeling the difference. Cheers!

Natalie Dreger is a certified fitness professional and can be reached at nataliedreger.com

Print Article

Read More Columns

Bonner County History - Sept. 25, 2018

September 25, 2018 at 5:00 am | Bonner County Daily Bee From the archives of the Bonner County History Museum 611 S. Ella Ave., Sandpoint, ID 83864 208-263-2344 50 Years Ago Sandpoint News-Bulletin Sept. 25, 1968 ó CHUBB NAMED MVP Smokey Chubb w...

Comments

Read More

Bonner County History - Sept. 23, 2018

September 23, 2018 at 5:00 am | Bonner County Daily Bee From the archives of the Bonner County History Museum 611 S. Ella Ave., Sandpoint, ID 83864 208-263-2344 50 Years Ago Sandpoint News-Bulletin Sept. 23, 1968 ó NEW CAR SEASON Lakeshore Motor...

Comments

Read More

Library unveils new program for parents, babies

September 21, 2018 at 5:00 am | Bonner County Daily Bee The Library has a new program for parents and babies. The Infant Lap-Sit early literacy class gives newborns and pre-walkers a leg up with rhymes and songs followed by infant play time. More than a l...

Comments

Read More

Center on existing in God, Christ

September 21, 2018 at 5:00 am | Bonner County Daily Bee Matthew 11:28-30 (New International Version): ďCome to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart...

Comments

Read More

Contact Us

(208) 263-9534
PO Box 159
Sandpoint, ID 83864

©2018 Bonner County Daily Bee Terms of Use Privacy Policy
X