Increase Your Intake

Try these strategies to increase your fluid intake:

  • Sip it
    • Having a water bottle readily available for sipping keeps you from feeling you have to consume massive amounts of water at once.

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  • Add a little flavor
    • Add slices of fresh lemon, lime, strawberries or cucumbers to your water.
    • Splash some lemon, lime or other fruit juice to flavor your water.
    • Make flavored ice cubes!  Add fruits or mint leaves to ice cube trays before filling and freezing. 
  • Consume fluid rich food
    • Check out our list coming up!
  • Time it
    • Have a glass of water to start and end your day.
    • Drink water before each meal and after each restroom break.

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  • Drink up for exercise
    • Drink water before, during & after exercise.
  • Remind yourself
    • Set an alarm in your phone for regular water breaks.

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