Part 1: Why Hydration is Essential
Hydration is way more important and urgent than we thought
Hydration does four essential tasks:
Keeps us moist
Fuels us up
Conducts information cell-to-cell
Washes out waste
What Hydration Does: It’s Your Fuel, and So Much More
The Problem: Being exposed to our current modern environment and conditions, we are more dehydrated than ever before.
You’ve Been Living in a Desert and Didn't Know It
Our modern lifestyle and environment are dehydrating us on a daily basis.
We are all dehydrated:
By what we drink and eat
- Stale tap and stagnant bottled water.
- Dry processed and packaged foods.
- Too many lattes, coffees, and teas.
- Alcohol, sodas, sugar-laden juices, and even energy drinks.
- Medications, whether prescribed or OTC
By our immobility, when we:
And by our current environment, where we:
All of these things, throughout our day, add up and evaporate the water within us. Dehydration literally withers and shrinks us, reducing each cell’s buoyancy and lifespan.
Dehydration Results in Many Seemingly Unrelated Conditions: The Epidemic Behind the Epidemics
Research says dehydration is the link to many, if not most, ailments. Dehydration contributes to a whole host of complaints, including:
So, hydration doesn’t just keep you moist, it actually gives you energy you need for thinking, feeling and healing.
Everyone knows water conducts electricity, and that is true inside of us as well. It overcomes fatigue and lack of focus, gives you fluid easy movement and washes away all waste and contaminants in your system. Proper hydration is preventive care.
Hydration Really is Your Upstream Solution
Dr. Thomas Cowan is a paradigm-shifting MD, asking simple why and how questions to unlock how health and healing really work. Listen to what he has to say about how energy is vital to our health.
Part 2: How To Hydrate
Real Hydration Basics: Eat, Drink and Move!
Filtered Water Isn’t Enough
Drink a Better Kind of Water, and It's Not 8 Glasses a Day
Electrical Charge Determines the Quality of Water
Because of the energy in structured water, you can drink less water and be better hydrated
Depending upon your dietary needs, there are several simple options to add energizing minerals to your water.
Turning Tap Water into Nature’s Water for Optimal Hydration
Put a pinch of sea salt in your water to get you on the road to hydration, it’s a good start! If you are on a low sodium diet, consider mineral supplements such as mineralizing electrolyte drops.
Hydration Also Comes From What You Eat and Moving Your Body
Add a side of veggies to every meal you have, including your breakfast smoothie!
See our recipe section for hydrating foods. You can also drink lots of smoothies and eat home made soups, salads, as well as fats, like those from olive oil, nuts, fatty fish, and free-range eggs, and if you eat red meat, buy grass-fed meat.
Let’s follow the electrical charge; electrical charge is also generated by moving.
Watch how fascia works inside you. This video is a beautiful view of our body at work. See these few seconds (0:25) of wonder to know what we mean by movement hydrates hydraulically. You’ll see how water gets delivered. Here is the View of the Living Fascia by Dr. Jean-Claude Guimberteau, our leading expert on fascia: