Most electrolyte drinks are teaming with sugar or artificial sweeteners. Not to worry: There are many hydrating beverages free of added sugars (cactus water, anyone?).
We can’t live without water. It’s essential for controlling body temperature, eliminating waste, flushing out toxins, protecting organs, lubricating tissues and joints, delivering oxygen and nutrients to cells, and making minerals and other nutrients absorbable. But are you getting enough? Take our quiz to recognize the signs and causes of dehydration—and find out what you can do to prevent it.