How to drink more water: 10 tips to help you stay hydrated

Well, that’s not good: A large percentage of Americans don’t drink enough water, and dehydration is especially common as people get older. In fact, up to 28 percent of older Americans are not meeting their hydration needs. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that water intake is “significantly lower” in older adults. Dehydration can lead to a number of health problems, registered dietitian Scott Keatley, co-owner of Keatley Medical Nutrition Therapy, tells Yahoo Life. “Water is the medium in which most of our metabolic processes take place,” he…

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