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It's HOT! Let's Talk H2O.

It’s been a pretty hot summer here in the Northeast. And with hot weather, we need to think a little bit more about hydration, especially if we are being active outside. How much water do I actually need? Of course you have heard 8 glasses a day, but that may vary, depending on your health, level of activity, and climate. The Institute of Medicine has recommendations for the average healthy adult living in a temperate climate- 13 cups of fluid for men, and 9 cups of fluid for women. Keep in mind that “fluid” can include the liquid found in food as well. All fluid counts toward your daily intake, so drinking 8, 8 oz glasses per day is probably a reasonable goal (mayoclinic.org). As a genera

Cheryl Horihan - Health and Wellness Coach

607-279-0372  •  chorihan@wellcoach.com

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