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Hydration myths

1) False: You need to drink 8 glasses of water a day.
Everyone is different, listen to your body and drink when you’re thirsty.

2) False: Caffeine makes you dehydrated.
Based on an outdated and poorly done study, consider this myth busted.

3) False: We need sports drinks to replace electrolytes after exercise.
You can get salt from other foods and drinks, not just Gatorade®.

4) False: Drinking a lot of water can help you lose weight.
This is only true if you are replacing sugary beverages like soda, not if you are chugging water to eat less.

5) False: Dark-coloured pee means you’re actually dehydrated.
This is not the most accurate indicator, but it can be helpful if you’re not great at paying attention to your thirst.

What is stashing?

It’s a dating trend where one person in a relationship makes the conscious decision to keep their partner out of their inner circle. This can range from a hesitancy to introduce you to their friends and family, to avoiding making the relationship known on social media. Stashing isn’t immediately a red flag, but it could be a concern if your new love is hiding something or avoiding a public commitment.

The best time to take a shower?

Ultimately, it’s up to you and your lifestyle. But, if we had to choose a time, washing at night can help clean off bacteria and sweat accumulated throughout the day. Even a simple rinse with water and cleanser on sweatier places can prevent clogged pores and oxidative stress.

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