Hydration Is A Must After The Holidays

Low angle shot of a senior man standing alone and drinking water after a workout in his back gardenAccording to a study by the Nutrition Information Center, 75 percent of Americans are chronically dehydrated. Dehydration can severely affect energy levels, mental focus, and the ability of your immune system to fight off infections. 

The extra amounts of salty food and drinks typically consumed around the holidays can cause our systems to require more hydration than normal. It’s not always easy to remember when to drink more water, so with help from Self.com we compiled a list of helpful tips to help you stay hydrated this holiday!         

Add Flavor

Did you know that you can steep your favorite fresh fruit, veggies, or herbs in water overnight to enhance the flavor? That’s right. The longer you steep … the more intense the flavor. 

Water break

Each time you visit the bathroom, drink a glass of water. 

Eat, Drink, Be Merry

Before each meal and after every drink, consume an 8 oz glass of water. You will wake feeling refreshed and festive all holiday long.   

Daily Water App

Set your holiday water consumption goals using the Daily Water app and stay accountable. It even has a feature that allows you to view a log of your water drinking habits throughout the holidays. You can call it your waterlog. 

The Water Bottle of the Future

The HidrateSpark is a smart water bottle and app that recommends water intake goals, tracks your progress, and sends you notifications when it’s time to start chugging. Give yourself an early Christmas present this year… you deserve it, and your body will thank you.  

Herbal Tea

Add a little excitement to your water with an herbal tea packet. Herbal tea comes in a variety of delicious flavors ranging from citrus to spicy. Regardless of your taste, there is sure to be an herbal tea that will fit your preference.  

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It’s Beginning to Look A lot Like Christmas At Red McCombs Superior Hyundai

Our goal at Red McCombs Superior Hyundai is to make sure you have all of your holiday needs looked after. If you have a new or used vehicle on your Christmas list, visit our website and view our available inventory. Give us a call or stop by; our knowledgeable sales staff is available to answer any questions you may have!

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