Hydration

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Quiz: Do You Understand Hydration?

Test your knowledge by answering the following questions:

Questions
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1

Everyone should drink 2,000 milliliters of water each day.

Explanation:
The amount of water you need to drink each day depends on your size, activity level and environmental factors such as the temperature outside.
2

Staying properly hydrated can help prevent UTIs.

Explanation:
Staying properly hydrated helps prevent headaches, constipation, urinary tract infections (UTIs), kidney stones and certain skin conditions.
3

You should wait until you get thirsty to drink water.

Explanation:
The best way to prevent dehydration is to drink before you get thirsty.
4

Dark urine is a sign of dehydration.

Explanation:
Signs of dehydration include: dizziness, dark urine, low blood pressure, confusion and weakness.
5

Caffeinated beverages pull water from the body

Explanation:
Caffeinated beverages and alcohol pull water from the body, so enjoy them in moderation. Fruit juices may contain too many carbohydrates, so always check the label.