How to stay hydrated

How to stay hydrated

Drink water and other beverages, eat regular meals, and limit caffeine.

1. Drink water and other beverages (milk, juice, tea, etc.) regularly throughout the day.

2. Drink when you are thirsty.

3. Eat regular meals throughout the day.

20% of the daily water your body needs comes from food.

4. Consume less than 180 milligrams (mg) of caffeine each day.

On average, there are 100 mg of caffeine in 8 ounces of brewed coffee.

5. Drink water before, during, and after exercise.

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