Spotting Drinks and Foods that Dehydrate You

Posted by: tyent On November 28, 2012 3:00 pm

Even if you’re making an attempt to stay better hydrated, you may be ingesting dehydrating substances without even realizing it. Start by drinking ionized alkaline water, which is six times more hydrating than regular water, and then stop consuming so much of these dehydrating foods and drinks:

Foods that dehydrate you

Sodium is a big culprit.

When you eat salty foods, your cells tell your brain that you’re thirsty. Salt is a big part of the American diet, so watch your consumption of these food varieties:

  • Fast food
  • Potato chips
  • Salty snacks
  • Canned food (salt is used as a preservative, as well as a taste agent)
  • Deli meat (again, with salt as a preservative)
  • Processed bakery items
  • Condiments like ketchup, mustard, and salad
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