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Let’s face it, higher summer temperatures mean we sweat more, especially when exercising outdoors. While you probably know that you need to replenish fluids lost from sweat, you might wonder if your body needs something more robust than water. For general hydration needs, including after low-intensity or brief bouts of exercise, plain water is sufficient. But when exercising at moderate or vigorous intensities and longer durations — 45 minutes is a typical guideline — especially in hot or dry weather, it’s also important to replace carbohydrates and electrolytes.

Every cell in your body contains water, which demonstrates how

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Residents of the small Guthrie County town of Bagley can now drink their tap water again, more than two years after authorities deemed it unsafe, thanks to the completion of a $1.2 million project.Residents had complained of brown, mucky water that the Iowa Department of Natural Resources found to be caused by levels of an element called manganese high enough to render the water undrinkable. Residents had to use bottled water for drinking and cooking.”You don’t realize how much water you use, especially when you cook,” resident Ron McNeill said. “You know, like when you boil potatoes open to make … Read More

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As much of the U.S. braced for unprecedented high temperatures in July 2021, warnings and suggestions to avoid heat-related injuries circulated on social media. One such post claimed that drinking ice-cold water under high-heat conditions can potentially cause the body to go into shock. Snopes readers sent our team the following Facebook post that was reportedly shared to the platform on July 13, 2021: 

So we’ve all heard not to drink really cold water in the heat, but a lot of us haven’t heard the why or experienced it first hand. Cold water is good, so how could it be

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You are well aware of how important it is to stay hydrated and drink lots of water. There are many benefits to reaching our daily water quota, including better digestion, happier moods, cognitive function, clearer skin, and much more. But if you’re being real for a moment, drinking all that water can get boring. You don’t have to drink sugary soda or juices for something tasty either. There’s an innovative water bottle that infuses delicious flavor tabs into your water so you can sip on something delish! 

We’re talking about the Cirkul. This starter bundle comes with a 22oz. shatter-proof

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When it comes to caring for our bodies, we know a lot of our wellness practices can be seasonal—especially as the hot summer months roll around. For example, you might leave the heavy moisturizers in the drawer in favor of a lighter, sweat-resistant formula. Or you might start your runs earlier in the day to avoid the worst of the heat.

One wellness practice that’s left us scratching our heads? Hydration. The added heat means we should be drinking more water… right?! Or is our sudden thirstiness all in our heads?

Stacie Stephenson, DC, CNS, a chiropractor,

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Some restaurants are no longer bringing customers a glass of cool, crisp, refreshing water poured the moment they sit down.
(Sloan Schrage, KSL TV)

SALT LAKE CITY — This week, KSL-TV is exploring simple ways to save water that go beyond how we water our lawns because every drop counts — especially when 90% of Utah is in extreme drought.

Recently, viewer Gaye England emailed the KSL Investigators about the customary practice of restaurants pouring us a glass of water when we sit down, whether we asked for it or not.

“I can’t help but wonder why restaurants continue to

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