What does sugar have to do with hydration? The simple answer: it makes osmosis possible. Ok, let’s back up a bit. What is osmosis? Water moves in and out of our cells by a process called osmosis.
Blog - Hydrant
Ever feel thirsty and dehydrated after a spicy meal? Curry so spicy you’re sweating? Chili powder so strong you need to chug water? At Hydrant, we did the research to see if there’s any merit to the myth that eating spicy food is dehydrating. Here’s what we found.
Doctors, nutritionists, and mothers everywhere agree that you should drink six to eight glasses of water a day to stay healthy and hydrated. Usually, this does the job and keeps our fluid levels in check. However, when our bodies are put under pressure by intense exercise or illness, we lose more than water.
Page 2 of 13