Brr it's cold out! Are you on top of your hydration in the winter?

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Joanna Kriehn
Joanna Kriehn, MS, RDN, CDCES - Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist (CDCES)

Hydration in the winter isn't as easy as "just drink more water." As a health-conscious person, you know the importance of staying hydrated, but did you know winter is different? Here's why it takes more effort in the winter and what you can do to stay hydrated even in the cold weather.

Hydration in the winter

Hydration in the winter gets tricky for several reasons

Cold-weather hydration tips

Winter drink ideas that use the extra calories you saved up

Sweet Potato Pie Smoothie
Homemade Hot Cocoa
Pumpkin Spice Latte

Low-calorie winter drinks

Turmeric Tonic
Hot-Spiced Green Tea
Cinnamon Cappuccino

Track your hydration in MyNetDiary

You can easily keep track of your fluid intake on your dashboard in MyNetDiary's web or mobile apps. All non-alcoholic beverages count toward your daily water requirement. For example, if you drink a cup of tea, tap one glass icon. Unless you specify otherwise, the default size of the glass is 8 fluid ounces (237 ml).

Other resources to help meet your hydration goals in the winter

Healthy drinks besides water
What to drink during your workouts
How much water do I really need?
Coffee may help lower your risk of diabetes

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