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In response to the latest news that fish oil can lead to prostate cancer:

Dehydration Prevention

Especially in this valley, you don’t want to be caught in a state of dehydration. If you wait until you are thirsty, you are already dehydrated. Because of most people’s lack of water intake, the dehydration threshold is closer than you think. With the already dry valley air coupled with the oven-like heat, dehydration can sneak up on you quickly, especially when you are on the golf course, hiking, at the park, or even at the gym. It is much easier to prevent dehydration than to treat it.
We should always be cognizant of our hydration status, especially in the summer months. If you have a dry, sticky mouth, are thirsty, have frequent headaches or constipation, you already are in mild to moderate dehydration.A good gauge of hydration status is not how thirsty you are, but the color of your urine. If your urine is light to clear, you are adequately hydrated. If your urine is dark yellow to amber, you are dehydrated!
Our bodies are 72% water. We need a lot of water intake to keep that wat…