HYDRATION AND HEATH: SCIENTIFIC EVIDENCE AND RECOMMENDATIONS

SPECIAL ISSUE OF NUTRIENTS: “HYDRATION AND HEATH: SCIENTIFIC EVIDENCE AND RECOMMENDATIONS” Detailed information about the special issue is available at the following link:   http://www.mdpi.com/journal/nutrients/special_issues/hydration_health Water is physiologically necessary for human survival. The total amount of water in the body and the balance between the intake and loss of water are [...]

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Special edition of the journal Beverages

SPECIAL EDITION OF THE JOURNAL BEVERAGES: “BEVERAGE INTAKE IN VULNERABLE POPULATION GROUPS”     Dr. Maria Kapsokefalou, member of the CIEAH Scientific Committee and guest editor of the special issue of the journal Beverages, invites you to submit a manuscript to this special edition. Detailed information about the special issue is available at the following [...]

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Key Tips on Hydration in Winter

Hidratación en invierno In cold climates, body fluid losses can be as high as those in hot climates because of high rates of energy expenditure, use of heavy clothing and increased losses in urine1,2. Under normal conditions, urine and sweat are the main methods of water loss, but we also lose water via [...]

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Key Tips on Hydration for elderly people

Key Tips on Hydration for elderly people Are you aware of their increased risk of dehydration? The EFSA adult recommendations for the daily intake of water from all sources* (water, beverages and food) do not fall with age under  conditions of moderate environmental temperature and moderate physical activity levels. But age-related changes can [...]

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Key tips on hydration: Recognising signs and symptoms of mild dehydration

Key tips on hydration: Recognising signs and symptoms of mild dehydration Fluids are continuously lost from the body. Water is lost via respiration and through the skin, renal system, and gastrointestinal tract1 and this water needs to be replaced. The daily water requirement depends on a number of factors including the person’s diet, environment, age and [...]

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Key Tips on Hydration for sport performance

Key Tips on Hydration for sport performance Severe dehydration impairs performance and increases the risk of heat illness, but drinking too much can also be harmful or uncomfortable. Every athlete is different because they have different sweat losses and different opportunities to drink fluid during their workouts and events. Every athlete needs a personal hydration plan and [...]

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Hyponatraemia in marathon runners: Is it a real problem?

Hyponatraemia in marathon runners: Is it a real problem? Professor Ron Maughan, Emeritus Professor of Sport and Exercise Nutrition, Loughborough University (UK). For many years, the advice to those taking part in endurance activities was to be sure to drink enough to prevent dehydration. Because this advice was initially developed for elite athletes [...]

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Signs and symptoms of imminent dehydration

Signs and symptoms of imminent dehydration Professor Ryszard Gellert,  Professor of Medicine, Department of Nephrology at the Medical Centre for Postgraduate Medicine and the IV Clinical Ward of Internal Medicine at the Bielański Hospital in Warsaw, Poland. Dehydration refers to a deficit of total body water volume, best represented by hypovolaemia (diminished blood volume) and [...]

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Assessment of hydration status

Assessment of hydration status Dr. Susan Shirreffs, Glaxo Smith Kline (UK). Because of the potential for problems resulting from abnormalities of fluid balance, hydration status is frequently assessed in physiology, nutrition and in clinical medicine. There may be many different reasons for assessing hydration status, and the method of choice will depend on the [...]

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