Nutrition: Hydration Chapter 8


The Thirst Cycle


From the day we’re born our brain and body knows how to detect and resolve a need for fluids. A fantastic series of internal signals are relayed to convey the sensation of thirst, an essential mechanism involved in keeping our bodies fluids in balance. Learn how your body first senses this imbalance, and what steps it takes to make you aware of this imbalance through the sensation of thirst.


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CHAPTER 1

What is Hydration?

Maintaining adequate hydration is fundamental to human health as it is to all organic life on Earth.
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The Thirst Cycle

From the day we’re born our brain and body knows how to detect and resolve a need for fluids.
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CHAPTER 10

Electrolytes

Electrolytes are salts that dissolve in water and separate into smaller atoms or molecules that carry an electric charge.
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