Which Drinks Actually Hydrate You


Drinking enough water can help so many things, like regulating your body temperature, keeping joints healthy, preventing infections, delivering nutrients, and keeping your organs functioning. Being hydrated can also improve your sleep quality, mental state, and your mood. Your body depends on staying hydrated to survive, so what drinks will actually hydrate you?

Even if you don't like drinking regular water, there are plenty of other ways to get hydrated. Here is a list of drinks that will actually hydrate your body:

  • Water (duh)

  • Lemon water

  • Coconut water

  • Cucumber juice

  • Aloe water

  • Fruit infused water

  • Sparkling water

  • Smartwater (still hydrates you but is low in electrolytes)

  • Herbal teas such as hibiscus, rose, and chamomile

  • Milk

  • Oat milk

  • Soy milk

  • Sports drinks (these can be high in sodium and sugar so limit your intake)

  • Fruit with high water content like watermelon (not a drink but still hydrating)