We’re just past the longest day of the year and the prospect of summer vacations and long hot days is beckoning. Keeping children hydrated in the warm weather is always a struggle; swimming, bike rides, sports, and fun tend to take priority for kids!
Did you know that there is a really easy way to find out whether your body is properly hydrated or not?
Give Yourself a Pinch!
Your skin’s elasticity is a brilliant indicator of how well hydrated you really are. To test, pinch the skin on the back of your hand and let go. If it snaps back into place and returns to normal immediately, then congratulations, you’re hydrated!
If it doesn’t and your skin maintains the “pinched” shape for a couple of seconds, then don’t ignore it; you need to drink more water. If your skin – your body’s biggest organ – isn’t properly hydrated, then what about the vital internal organs that you can’t see?
Three students from Washington DC, Bria Snell, India Skinner and Mikayla Sharrieff, collectively known as S3 Trio, have been named as the only East Coast finalists in the NASA “OPSPARC” Challenge for coming up with an innovative way of cleaning up lead-contaminated drinking water.
S3 Trio at Work
The all-female team identified that water from public school fountains often contained impurities, putting the health of students at risk.
“Our product will purify public school systems’ water by detecting impurities such as chlorine, copper, and bromine.” ~ S3 Trio
The dynamic 11th graders opted for a community project, working on the serious health issues posed …
It’s no secret that some of your favorite entertainers prefer to drink Tyent Water to any other type. But what makes them choose to install a Tyent water ionizer rather than other brands?
Just like we did with some of our sports heroes, we asked three of them, and they told us!
Roger Daltrey, Founder and Lead Singer, “The Who” With a brand new studio album in the offing, Roger Daltrey hasn’t stopped rocking yet, despite a career spanning over 50 years. One of the secrets of his professional longevity? A Tyent water ionizer!
“I now take a Tyent water purifier [ionizer] on the road with me.” ~ Roger Daltrey
The Goldman Environmental Prize is awarded to a small handful of people from around the world in recognition of their grassroots environmental activism.
Selected by an international jury, this year’s seven winners came from places as diverse as Vietnam, Colombia, South Africa…and Flint, Michigan.
A Short History of Environmental Heroism
Just after Flint officials notoriously switched the city water source in April 2014 to save money, LeeAnne Walters started to become concerned that the water she and her four children were drinking was harmful.
She was, of course, right, but proving it was a struggle. State authorities didn’t want to listen and LeeAnne worked tirelessly with the EPA and Marc Edwards, a …