- Q What if I don't like the taste of water?
Alberto Gamboa , FitnessTry these helpful tips: Refrigerating tap water may make it more appealing to family members. Try packets of crystallized lemon to add flavor without calories. For a tasty recipe provided by your HFPN experts to enhance the flavor of water... Full Answer
- Q How can I stay hydrated when I'm traveling?
Dr. F. Michael Gloth, III, GerontologyIt is a challenge to stay hydrated while traveling, especially because it is harder to carry liquids on planes these days. You can buy water after passing through security to supplement what you will be given on the plane. Having water available the... Full Answer
- Q Do I really need to drink eight glasses of water per day?
Dr. Leigh Vinocur, Emergency MedicineWe hear it all the time: We should drink eight 8-ounce glasses of water per day. But is this fact or fiction?There are no good scientific studies to support the eight-by-eight rule. The origins of this recommendation date back to 1945. The original... Full Answer
- Q How can I tell if I am drinking enough water?
Dr. Dawn Marcus, NeurologyYou can make sure you're getting enough to drink by watching how much you drink and watching your urine color. Believe it or not, looking at the color of your urine is as effective an indicator for your level of hydration as laboratory tests.... Full Answer
- Q How common are waterborne diseases?
Jan Campbell, NursingAlmost a billion people on the planet don't have access to clean, safe drinking water. Unsafe water and lack of basic sanitation cause 80% of diseases and kill more people every year than all forms of violence, including war. In Ethiopia alone,... Full Answer