If you were trapped on a deserted island, what is the one thing you couldn’t live without?
If you said your cellular device or social media, you’re wrong. The answer is water! The human body is 50 to 70% water. Still, we lose water through a variety of different ways, including sweating, breathing, and exercising. Dehydration can lead to a variety of different issues, such as impaired physical and cognitive function.
Learn more about hydration through the Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) Physical Health and Wellness program.
Adequate hydration is paramount to ensuring a body functions properly, and it is also important for your metabolism. So when creating a healthy lifestyle, ample fluid consumption is the most important foundation from which to build.
Here are some best practices to stay hydrated:
Developing healthy habits is essential to improving overall wellness for injured veterans. In recognition of National Nutrition Month, WWP is sharing tips and resources to help warriors and their families develop long-term healthy habits. By combining these healthy nutrition habits with regular physical activity, improved sleep, and increased mobility, warriors and their families can set and achieve goals for a healthier life.
Contact: Vesta M. Anderson — Public Relations, firstname.lastname@example.org, 904.570.0771
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Since 2003, Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) has been meeting the growing needs of warriors, their families, and caregivers — helping them achieve their highest ambition. Learn more.