Category Archives for Hydration and health

Patterns of drinking and eating across the European Union: implications for hydration status

TITLE: Patterns of drinking and eating across the European Union: implications for hydration status AUTHOR: Elmadfa I, Meyer AL. REFERENCE: Nutr Rev. 2015 Sep;73 Suppl 2:141-7. doi: 10.1093/nutrit/nuv034. YEAR: 2015 Appropriate hydration is essential for health and well-being. In Europe, water consumption patterns vary despite the unlimited availability of this resource. Water constitutes the largest proportion of total fluid intake in […]

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Hydration in the Pediatric Athlete – How to Guide Your Patients

TITLE: Hydration in the Pediatric Athlete – How to Guide Your Patients AUTHOR: Bergeron MF. REFERENCE: Curr Sports Med Rep. 2015 Jul-Aug;14(4):288-93. doi: 10.1249/JSR.0000000000000179. YEAR: 2015 Hydration is arguably among the foremost priorities youth athletes, parents, and coaches habitually consider as vital for sports. Insufficient hydration and a resultant measurable sweat-induced body water deficit can negatively affect performance and, in […]

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Hydration and chemical ingredients in sport drinks: food safety in the European context

TITLE: Hydration and chemical ingredients in sport drinks: food safety in the European context AUTHOR: Urdampilleta A, Gómez-Zorita S, Soriano JM, Martínez-Sanz JM, Medina S, Gil-Izquierdo A. REFERENCE: Nutr Hosp. 2015 May 1;31(n05):1889-1899. YEAR: 2015 Before, during and after physical activity, hydration is a limiting factor in athletic performance. Therefore, adequate hydration provides benefits for health and performance of athletes. Besides, […]

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The effect of hypohydration on endothelial function in young healthy adults.

TITLE: The effect of hypohydration on endothelial function in young healthy adults. AUTHOR: Arnaoutis G, Kavouras SA, Stratakis N, Likka M, Mitrakou A, Papamichael C, Sidossis LS, Stamatelopoulos K. REFERENCE: Eur J Nutr. 2016 Feb 10. YEAR: 2016 PURPOSE: Hypohydration has been suggested as a predisposing factor for several pathologies including cardiovascular diseases (CVD). While CVD are the leading cause […]

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Relation between urinary hydration biomarkers and total fluid intake in healthy adults.

TITLE: Relation between urinary hydration biomarkers and total fluid intake in healthy adults. AUTHOR: Perrier E, Rondeau P, Poupin M, Le Bellego L, Armstrong LE, Lang F, Stookey J, Tack I, Vergne S, Klein A. REFERENCE: Eur J Clin Nutr. 2013 May 22. [Epub ahead of print] YEAR: 2013 Background/objectives: In sedentary adults, hydration is mostly influenced by total […]

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Water: neglected, unappreciated and under researched

TITLE: Water: neglected, unappreciated and under researched AUTHOR: Rush EC. REFERENCE: Eur J Clin Nutr. 2013 May;67(5):492-5. [Epub ahead of print] YEAR: 2013 Water, an essential nutrient, is often ignored in reports of dietary surveys and nutrition. Although it is ubiquitous in foods and beverages, the attention is often focused on the minerals or calorific values of the fluids […]

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Whole-Body Heat Loss during Exercise in the Heat Is Not Impaired in Type 1 Diabetes.

Purpose: To determine if individuals with type 1 diabetes exhibit impairments in local and whole-body heat loss responses that could impact core temperature regulation during exercise in the heat compared to matched, non-diabetic individuals. Methods: Twelve otherwise healthy individuals with type 1 diabetes (HbA1c = 7.7±0.3%) and 12 controls matched for age, sex, body surface […]

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Early and personalized ambulatory follow-up to tailor furosemide and fluid intake according to congestion in post-discharge heart failure.

TITLE: Early and personalized ambulatory follow-up to tailor furosemide and fluid intake according to congestion in post-discharge heart failure. AUTHOR: Parrinello G, Torres D, Paterna S, Di Pasquale P, Trapanese C, Cardillo M, Bellanca M, Fasullo S, Licata G. REFERENCE: Intern Emerg Med. 2013 Apr;8(3):221-8. [Epub ahead of print]. YEAR: 2013 Congestive heart failure (CHF) worsening is a worldwide […]

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Dysphagia, nutrition, and hydration in ischemic stroke patients at admission and discharge from acute care.

TITLE: Dysphagia, nutrition, and hydration in ischemic stroke patients at admission and discharge from acute care. AUTHOR: Crary MA, Humphrey JL, Carnaby-Mann G, Sambandam R, Miller L, Silliman S. REFERENCE: Dysphagia. 2013 Mar;28(1):69-76. [Epub ahead of print] YEAR: 2013 Dysphagia may predispose stroke patients toward undernutrition and hydration. These comorbidities increase patient risks for reduced functional outcome and short-term […]

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