Infographic: Reasons to stay hydrated—all year long

How much do you know about the health benefits of drinking water? Here’s help in passing along that information to your medical staff and the community at large.

It’s easy to remember the importance of proper hydration during summer, when we’re engaged in outdoor activities and events.

It’s important, though, to remember that because our bodies are largely made up of water, consuming adequate amounts is crucial for our own health—and that of your patients—any time of year.

If you’re drafting information on maintaining an active lifestyle, weight loss tips or general wellness practices, include a few facts about the benefits of drinking water.

This infographic from Get Skinny Be Happy will help.

It illustrates:

  • How much water makes up our:
  • Blood
  • Bones
  • Brain
  • The amount of water we use each day doing little more than breathing
  • Conditions that require increased water consumption
  • The impact of dehydration on certain disorders

Infographics drive home important information in easy sips and gulps. Include them in your communication regimen.

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