INFLIGHT HEALTH BRIEFING - HYDRATION
* * * * * S U C C E S S C R I T I C A L PAT H * * * * *
Do’s and Don'ts
Do check the colour of your urine while you fly, looking like apple juice BAD, looking like
Do drink plenty of water before, during and after exercise particularly if you are a flyer, drink extra.
Do you find it hard to remember to drink water? Schedule it! See iPhone app store for a free
Don’t drink high acid high sugar concentrated juices ACIDITY leads to dehydration.
Don’t drink or at least minimise the amount of caffeinated drinks you consume, they lead to acidity.
Don’t forget to carry your own non BPA water bottle with filter with you for the best quality water
at all times.
*****BUILDING IN THESE HABITS ONE AT A TIME = A HEALTHY LIFETIME OF FLYING*****
A / C T Y P E
7 4 4
A / C R E G
D C X V E
14 52 36 235 337
11 38 46 236 331
13 52 36 226 327
Nutrition for Hydration
Of the 3 major food types (Carbohydrates, Protein and
Fat) Carbohydrates as the name suggests are the most
hydrating. While Dr Atkins may be turning in his grave,
if all else fails a carbohydrate rich meal may help you
stay hydrated if your options are limited.
Click here to read more…
Supplements for Hydration
MegaHydrate - If you only get ONE thing from this
briefing this should be it.
ConcenTrace Minerals - They do a line of products in-
cluding electrolytes and full spectrum trace minerals.
Vega Sport Electrolytes - Part of a brilliant range of
products with no artificial sweeteners, suitable for
Natural Celtic Sea Salt - an inexpensive way to get
some benefits of hydration.
Your Blood is 92% Water
Your Brain is 75% Water
Your Muscles are 75% Water
Your Bones are 22% Water
The average human body is 75% Water. What are you?
Factors that require increased Water consumption:
Exercise, Environment, FLYING, Illness, Pregnancy,
A/C Next Leg
THREE TO THRIVE
MORNING TIP - Have a cool or cold glass of water as
soon as you awaken.
EXTRA TIP - Drink before you are thirsty, if you drink
when you are thirsty you are already dehydrated!
BONUS TIP - Avoid Electrolyte supplement products
made with sugar as this adds to your acid load.
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D E H Y D R A T I O N S Y M P T O M S S C A L E
in order of severity
2. Dry Mouth & Throat
3. Decreased Output of Urine
4. Dry Skin
5. Lightheadedness, Dizziness, Sleepiness
7. Disorientation, Lack of Focus
10. Diarrhoea, Vomiting
11. Loss of Consciousness
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