Health

Hydrated Skin: Does Drinking Water Help?

Does drinking water cause hydrated skin? Answers From Lawrence E. Gibson, M.D. Although proper hydration is important for your overall health, it’s not clear whether drinking extra water affects skin hydration in healthy people. Skin is made up of three layers—the outer layer (epidermis), the underlying skin (dermis), and the subcutaneous tissue. If the outermost […]

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 […]