Athletes Drinking Too Much Water Can Be Fatal

Athletes Drinking Too Much Water Can Be Fatal

With football practice beginning in the hot August heat, athletes are encouraged to stay hydrated. However, drinking too much can be fatal. In 2017, a football coach from the University of Texas created a urine-based “Longhorn Football Chart,” which designates players with yellow or brown urine and labels them as “selfish” or a “bad guy” respectively. […]

Everyday Drinks Do Not Cause Dehydration

Everyday Drinks Do Not Cause Dehydration

Everyday drinks do not cause dehydration. Staying hydrated is important, and that doesn’t just mean drinking water. Tea, juice, coffee and soda are other beverages good for preventing dehydration. It’s been said that drinking coffee can dehydrate you but that is now a myth. Soda and tea were also once said to cause dehydration. That […]