We are all aware that UAE summer can be very intense due to its desert climate. But, on the other hand, the winter is pleasant here as the world's coolest winter. Therefore, staying hydrated in this sizzling summer temperature can be very difficult.
It is beyond just drinking water and over-consuming ice-creams. So, here are some tips to stay hydrated, especially if you are a beach lover or love to go swimming.
Increase your fluid intake by drinking water. It is recommended that daily water intake is from 11 to 15 cups.
- Avoid Sugary drinks.
Sugary drinks can be easy to access in your busy schedule, but it prevents us from drinking enough water. Instead, incorporate electrolytes in your drink as it helps keep your body stay hydrated and get essential minerals and nutrients. Our Restore supplement which contains calcium, magnesium, turmeric and vitamin is a great way to increase your water intake. Teami Blends; feel the difference as it helps balance your body and mind.
- Make tasty water
Another way to increase your fluid intake is by making your water taste better. Add fruits or detox elements like seasonal fruits such as mint, orange, berries and even cucumbers. Check Teami Greens. Teami Greens is packed with 16 superfoods, and green nutrients to help get your daily intake of veggies, promote natural energy levels, and support regular digestion and overall well-being!
- Smoothies with protein
Replace your caffeine intake with healthy smoothies that provide the benefits of protein and essential nutrients. These smoothies recipes for summer taste best when you add Teami Blends Wellness Protein.
- Iced cold tea
Go for iced cold tea, by adding your choice of premium blended tea. Our Butterfly Tea Blend is a caffeine-free herbal tea that provides endless health/beauty benefits from head to toe! Follow us on Instagram for our amazing healthy recipes.
KEEP A REUSABLE WATER BOTTLE
One of the tips to stay hydrated during the UAE summer is to purchase a reusable water bottle and make it a habit to take it with you. You can buy reusable water bottles as Dubai Can (an eco-friendly project) is encouraging residents to use refillable bottles.
Warning signs of dehydration
It's important to remember not to wait until you are thirsty to drink water. The thirst response is a signal that your body needs water. For optimum hydration, consume water throughout the day, even when not thirsty. Mild to moderate dehydration can be treated by drinking more fluids.
If you think you may be dehydrated, here are some signs and symptoms to look for:
Signs of mild to moderate dehydration:
- Dry mouth, thirst
- Sleepiness or fatigue
- Decreased urine output
- Headache, dizziness or lightheaded
- Dry skin
It is essential to listen to your body and keep track to avoid dehydration, and lastly, do not forget to take cool showers after a gym or beach session!