Food & Nutrition

13 Genius Tricks to Guarantee You’ll Drink Enough Water

Switch out dehydrating drinks for water Nicole Fornabaio/Rd.com, iStock/Hyrma “Caffeinated beverages and sugary sodas will reduce your body water,” says Larsen. “Caffeine will stimulate your kidneys to excrete water, and sugary soda will pull water from your surrounding tissue to dilute the concentrated sugar in soda, thereby reducing your hydration. Neither are recommended to keep […]

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Is Coconut Water Good for You?

This is what it can and can’t do for your body. Here Asia/Shutterstock Alternatives for plain water are trending—but that doesn’t mean you should jump on the bandwagon for every new water craze. There’s everything from mineral water to alkaline water. Coconut water is another common and popular water variety, but is coconut water good for […]

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This Is What Alkaline Water Really Does to Your Body

Alkaline water is having a moment—but is it really worth the extra money? Here’s what experts have to say about this beverage trend. yanik88/Shutterstock Alkaline water is trending—but that doesn’t mean it’s necessary, or even beneficial, to drink. Health expert Nesochi Okeke-Igbokwe, MD, explains that alkaline water essentially contains added minerals that raise the pH level […]