Staying hydrated is so important. Dehydration occurs when you lose more fluid than you take in, and your body doesn’t have enough water and other fluids to carry out its normal functions. If you don’t replace lost fluids, you can get dehydrated. It can effect anyone from an infant to the elderly.
When I had cancer 10 years ago, I had to take a hard look at the alkalinity in my body. Since cancer thrives in an acidic body, I had to make sure that I was keeping my body as alkaline as possible. When I was diagnosed, my body was very acidic. Cancer and sickness thrives in an acidic body, so I started to quickly change my diet and drink choices to make sure they were helping my body’s pH to stay in balance and to help by body stay slightly more alkaline than acidic.
Most of us know that vomiting, fever, sweating and excessive urination are major causes of dehydration. But, what you may not be aware of is there are certain foods and drinks that can cause severe dehydration as well. [Read more...]