Our lovely 70 year old Birch tree is battling a persistent Birch Borer pest. To help combat this, we are doing some extra fall watering in order to reduce the winter stress of dehydration- a phenomenon experienced by many living things in the winter - including us humans!
As Nutritional Therapists, we take a holistic approach to health. Hydration is one of the five foundations that guide us in our quest to support a client's health.
DEHYDRATION IS CHRONIC IN OUR SOCIETY
Where's the water?
In North America, Dehydration is the most common nutritional deficiency!
Well, we think we are drinking enough liquids but some of these are simply adding to our water loss. It is a misconception that beverages like tea, coffee, fruit juice, alcohol, some sports drinks and sodas are hydrating for our bodies. The opposite is true. These liquids (some of which are tasty) are dehydrating and can be classified as diuretics. Diuretics by definition are substances that stimulate t...