HOW TO STAY HYDRATED IN A HEAT WAVE
Drink more water!
Make sure to drink water even BEFORE thirsty.
This helps to prevent dehydration later in the day.
Set hydration reminders
Set reminders on your phone to remember to drink water!
Avoid excessive caffeine and alcohol
These are both diuretics that cause you to lose more water.
Eat hydrating foods!
Watermelon, strawberries, cantaloupe, peaches, cucumber, lettuce, zucchini, celery are all incredibly hydrating!
Avoid overly strenuous activities.
Preserve water loss by toning down the sweat.
Try decreasing protein intake for a few days in a heat wave
This can increase metabolic heat!