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Tips for staying hydrated beyond drinking water

Tips for staying hydrated beyond drinking water

Does this summer's heat have you feeling a little thirsty? You are in good company. People are more likely to get dehydrated in the summer, said Elisabeth D'Alto, the retail dietitian for ShopRite Timonium. She shares the ways people can make sure they get enough fluids — and not just by drinking water.

Why do people get more dehydrated in the summer?

During the summer months, people tend to be more physically active. They are outdoors more and typically they are not on a structured routine. People then can become complacent when it comes to drinking adequate fluids. Water is our body's most essential nutrient, with more than 60 percent of our body...

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