Hydrate Yourself to Health | GR111

Proper hydration is the key to unlocking our optimal health. Are you getting enough water intake each day?

Dr Dana Cohen or as I like to call her “The Water Goddess” joins me today to talk about hydration and how many of us are living in a constant state of dehydration. This can lead to a plethora of health concerns such as; brain fog, fatigue, joint pain, muscle aches, dry skin, dry mucous membranes. As well as more extreme body breakdowns such as; cancers, diabetes, alzheimers and more. 

The benefits of proper hydration can have a dramatic effect on your health, your vitality, and your overall quality of life. Time to start paying attention to our water intake and stay ahead of the thirst.

Dr Friedemann’s Takeaways

Intro (00:00)

Why Are So Many Dehydrated (2:03)

Breathing Is A Hydrating Act (5:05)

8 Glasses A Day (11:02)

Drink First Thing In The Morning (13:37)

Born To Run (18:22)

You Have to Be On Top Of It (25:37)

Meet Dr Dana Cohen

Dr. Cohen has worked side by side with the late Dr. Robert Atkins, a true pioneer in the field of integrative medicine. Well respected by her peers and beloved by her patients, Dr. Cohen, most importantly, is a clinician. She is an internal medicine doctor who has spent her career focusing on integrative medicine. She has helped thousands of patients find relief from a variety of health problems utilizing the principles of integrative and functional medicine. She practices with an emphasis on the individual, understanding that no two patients are alike. Her results demonstrate that there is an art to medicine and a way to connect with patients on a level much deeper than what is achieved through mainstream medicine. She focuses on nutrition and limits her patients’ reliance on prescription medications by using diet, lifestyle changes and nutritional supplementation.  

Her first book “Quench” with coauthor Gina Bria published by Hachette Book Group has garnered rave reviews and has a cult following of devotees. It has been published in six languages.

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Transcript
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Okay. Hi, Dana. So nice to see you. Again, I think it's

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two years ago that you're last in the show. So I'm really glad

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that you came back. Thank you so much.

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I'm so happy to be back. Thank you.

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Well, you are the water goddess from me, because you talk about

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something really important, which is hydration. And I just

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remember when I was not really sleeping well, someone told me

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you probably dehydrated. And I didn't believe that at all,

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until I actually drank more water and did some more

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hydration things. And all of a sudden, I could sleep better. It

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was amazing.

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Yeah, I love that, that that that particular statement is so

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important for me to hear. Because the truth is, there's no

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studies that show by hydrating, better, you're going to sleep

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better, there are studies that show by hydrating, better,

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you're going to be able to sort of detoxify better, because

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that's when we're sleeping were detoxifying. But I know, from a

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clinical standpoint, that when you're you're better hydrated,

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you are sleeping better. So I love I love that you found it

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firsthand. And that's what a lot of the book is about. It's it's

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being in your own skin and trying this odd and finding what

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your your setpoint is for proper perfect hydration, you know, and

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and standing in it and feeling it.

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So why do you think so many people are dehydrated and don't

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really take care of this important part of health.

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So it's not really talked about as so much I'm here to talk

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about it. And for many reasons. First of all, we're living in

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different environments than we did even five years ago, with

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all of the, you know, the the fluorescent lights, the the air

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conditioned environments, the processed food, the medications

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that we're taking. You know, we're just living in different

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environments. We're living indoors and desert environments

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than then than we ever have before. Cell phones, electronic

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devices that are just giving off whether or not even think about

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the 5g, what we don't know about it, we're still have we're

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surrounded by electronic devices, everywhere we go. We're

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not moving the way we used to move. But the Yeah, so So I

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mean, we're just living in different environments than we

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then we were even

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so we have habits that were basically habits from an old

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environment and the new environment would require us to

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have better habits when it comes to hydration.

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Absolutely. And also we were working harder people are

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choosing to ignore their thirst because they don't want to get

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up to go pee in the middle of their workday. You know, where

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we're ignoring it we have to work harder and harder and and

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you know, it's it's a problem.

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So what from this new world environment is one of the things

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that drains your water the most? That I'm sorry that what drains

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the water the most? You know, where you feel like you get the

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most dehydrated because of the fluorescent light or the air

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condition or what what do you think makes you the most you

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hydrated?

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You know, I'm not sure but I think the first thing that comes

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to my mind I live in New York City. And if you've you know

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it's funny because people think summertime is more dehydrating

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than than wintertime because we're sweating and we're hot. I

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think living in New York in the wintertime with radiator heats

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that are just sucking the hydration out of the air you

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know, I it's the worst and you don't have a choice because most

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apartments just come with them they no longer have your choice

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of what kind of a You don't even have control over it they turn

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up the heat so high in the wintertime that's just the first

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thing that just sort of came to my mind at winter time and you

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know, everybody's learned to put a pot of water on top of the

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radiator so that it moistens the air a little bit but I think

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yeah, I think indoor and you know fake environments that

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we're living in also with rugs you know all the the carpets and

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and materials and drywall and all this all the synthetic

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things that are going in our environments to are playing a

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big role too. So I couldn't I couldn't say which one is the

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worst. I don't have a

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all together not really good. Well, do you minifiers actually

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work? Yeah. for hydration?

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I think so for sure. Yeah, we even give this this is a little

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bit off the off the topic, but we even give a little tip in the

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book that to have a cup of tea at your desk, a hot cup of tea,

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and not necessarily for drinking for inhaling that vapor. You

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know, because breathing is a hydrating act you're inhaling

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vapor into you know, wet vapor into your lungs. So yeah, so

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definitely air What did you call them? What do they call to air?

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Well, I just said it right. I know I'm blanking. We know what

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it is. You made a fire. Here we go. hydrated today. Yeah. So how

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do we know that we are dehydrated? You know, what are

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the symptoms? I mean, I know having a dry mouth is probably

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or having not peed for 12 hours, good signs. But what else?

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Yeah, so like thirst and dry mouth, you're already too far

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gone. Like you need to stave it off. Before that I put thirst,

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thirst being thirsty last on the list. Meaning you want to start

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you want to hydrate before you feel the thirst you want to get

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above it. So, you know, one of the things I love to this is a

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great thing to look for, we're meant to be to urinate every two

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or three hours during our waking hours. So if you're not getting

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up to pee every two or three hours, you're not hydrating

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enough. But then some other things. fatigue, that afternoon

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fatigue or brain fog that we often feel, and that most of us

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go reach for sugar because we think our blood sugar's

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dropping, I think more often is related to dehydration. So try

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hydrating better before you go reach for that sugary, sort of

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pick me up. So brain fog, fatigue, difficulty

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concentrating, obviously, you know, things like headache and

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joint pain and joint stiffness, muscle aches, those are all

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known to be to be a sign of dehydration. Yeah, those are

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some big ones. Dry skin, dry mucous membranes, we talked

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about those kind of things.

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So these are like the short term dehydration effects. Now what

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about long term if you stay dehydrated, chronically? What

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what's the problem with that?

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Yeah, so there's not a podcast that I'll do without saying this

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next sentence that I hope everybody's listening. Know, I

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want to be special stuff that we got to not say. Learning how to

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hydrate is the single most important thing you can do to

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treat and prevent chronic disease. Hands down, you have to

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start there. Before you go on any nutrition plan any new

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lifestyle Benjamin, you have to learn how to hydrate first. And

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that's because it's it's very clearly associated with certain

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cancers, things like and very specifically colorectal cancer

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and bladder cancers. And other things is heart disease, there

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was a great study, it's in the book that we talked about these

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young men who they purposely dehydrated them, and then took,

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you know, before and after biopsies of their vessels. And

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what they showed is that just with just a 2%, dehydration,

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which we all can very easily get to in the middle of our day,

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that it does the same amount of damage to their endothelial the

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lining of their blood vessels as smoking a cigarette does. Oh my

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goodness, that's amazing. Crazy. So heart disease. It's been

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linked to diabetes, which is crazy. And and we know that it

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is diabetes is is rampant, and it's on the rise. And while we

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may be living longer, we certainly aren't living

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healthier. And that living longer is changing because we've

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now had a little bit of a dip not because of COVID or anything

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but in the past few years, our life expectancy is not getting

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any any longer. But But chronic diseases on the rise and

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diabetes is up there with with a huge cause of chronic illness

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and hydration first step and treating even diabetes and so

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much so that in this past year, this is not in the book, because

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it was published after this, that there is a study as a very

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small study. It was an animal study, but it was the first of

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its kind that said water may be a treatment for metabolic

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syndrome, just by treating water. You could be treating

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metabolic syndrome, which is pre diabetes. And, and then in you

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know because of diabetes and the next step and with a shared

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pathology of diabetes is Alzheimer's. Hydration is linked

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D high chronic low grade dehydration is linked to

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Alzheimer's disease as well.

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And why is it not taught more in medical school? I mean, I

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certainly not heard about it when I was in medical school

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hydration or Yeah, why is nutrition barely taught in

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medical school? You know, I wish I had an answer. It's a maybe

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it's too simple. I don't know. I don't know. I don't know we need

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to talk about the problem is I mean, I think the real problem

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is is that we don't have a way of measuring it. We don't have a

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way of measuring this simple low grade chronic dehydration. I

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wish there was a simple blood test or a simple, you know,

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measurement that you can take. We don't Have one. So going back

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to what I just said, right in the beginning, we need to all

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live in our bodies know what it feels like to be perfectly, you

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know, optimally hydrated and stay on top of it all the time.

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Yes. Now, the problem is that pretty much when everyone then

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says, well, though, you just gonna have six glasses of water

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or whatever the number is, but you actually say that's not what

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optimal hydration is about.

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No, no. And in fact, that's the tagline for the book eight

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glasses a day is not the way so much like the food pyramid if

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you remember, you know, the, the the original food pyramid that

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was never really studied, right? Originally, it was it was a

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bunch of nutritionists sitting around saying, well, we think

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that, you know, meat should be at the top of the food pyramid.

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So eat very little meat. And at the bottom is eat all the carbs.

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You want lots of grains and pasta and breads, you know? And

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then we now know that's probably not the best way to eat and, but

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that was never really studied so much like the food pyramid, that

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eight glasses a day it was never really studied and never comes

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from nowhere. And think about how, how can you tell a five

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foot two, you know, mother to hydrate the same as a six foot

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four pro athlete, they both need to drink eight glasses a day.

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It's crazy. It makes no sense. And I just I'm here to say that

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unfortunately, there is not one. There's no good number for me to

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give you if you twisted my arm and said I need a number I need

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to know how much to drink. Then I will say okay, well, a little

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bit better is drink half your weight in ounces. half your

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weight in ounces. Yeah, I don't know where you are you in France

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in French. So give me this in later. Okay, no problem. Okay.

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But that is a that is definitely a better talking about pounds or

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kilos. Doesn't matter. Oh, yeah. No, it doesn't. Well, because

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the allowances you would wait, Okay, got it. Right. Right.

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Okay, so that's interesting. Wow. All right. You know, the

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questions a lot of I'm sorry,

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yes. But I want to say even that, think about this for a

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second. Let's say I you know, I say somebody who is you know, an

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athlete sweats a lot during the day, you know, is running

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around, that still may not even be enough for them or you I know

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because I do a lot of you know ketogenic diets. If you've ever

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gone on a ketogenic diet, it's very it's it's it acts as a

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diuretic, you're peeing a lot. So I would even say people who

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are on a keto diet, they need to drink three quarters of your

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weight in ounces, and much higher number. But a simple rule

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of thumb if you had to get it out of me, I'd say start with a

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half your weight in ounces. Okay,

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so give me an example. So what's let's say I am weighing 190

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pounds so that would be in ounces then

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80 ounces of that is a lot Wow. Yeah, but but that does not take

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into account what you're eating. Okay, so so it may not be that

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that's why that's why no nope, none of those numbers of how

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much water I should drink is great. You know, if I know there

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are days that I drink one glass of water a day I do it first

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thing in the morning, and then I have a great lunch a really

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juicy salad with you know, lots of vegetables and maybe some

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blueberries in there and then I have a great dinner a really

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healthy dinner of just some fish and more vegetables and maybe

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even have a green smoothie throughout the during the day.

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And I'm feeling fantastic I don't need to drink anymore.

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There are some people can get away with drinking one glass of

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water but but you have to know what that is and and you have to

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include food which is really the impetus of writing the book so

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it's it's about eating your water and and eating more. And

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the way to do that is by eating more more plants and vegetables

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and and drinking green smoothies, basically blended

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greens with water and adding some electrolytes and minerals

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into your into your fluid content by just by like maybe a

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little your first class of morning with a squeeze of lemon

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and a little pinch of salt, Real Salt that has the full range of

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minerals that helps structure your water, which we can talk

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about. Yes,

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absolutely. But before we go there, why is food better than

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actually drinking water? I mean, is it because in food, the water

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in itself has a different structure already or

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absolutely does. So we wrote the book based on you know, there's

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so much research based on Dr. Gerald Pollock's work he wrote,

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he discovered that there's a new phase of water that exists which

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was mind blowing to me. We know that water exists is liquid ice

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and vapor. We've always known that Now they're telling us

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there's a whole new phase of water. And he calls it easy

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water, we call it structured water or gel water, there's lots

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of different ordered waters another name for it, there's a

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bunch of different names for it. But it's this other phase of

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water. And it literally is how those water molecules, those h2o

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molecules, how they layer upon each other. And it's in that

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layering that they start to share electrons. And, and there

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are certain things that can help create more of that structured

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water in the body in the body, sunlight being one of them, or

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actually, any light really does it sunlight does it were really

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good. And infrared light does it the best, far infrared, even

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near infrared. So so we need light, we need water and greens,

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chlorophyll help structure water as well. So it's and then the

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other thing is in nature, that's how water exists. You look at

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cucumbers, look at a cucumber seed, you know, inside the

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cucumber, it's surrounded by gel water there is there it's loaded

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with gel water. So it's believed that it's in that form. That's

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what's found in nature. And it's also in that form. That's what's

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found in our bodies and ourselves within ourselves.

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intracellularly. So the idea of eating your water, it helps

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structure the water, it helps get it into the cells and keep

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it into your cells longer. One of the ways that you can

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experiment with this or or even know it for yourself is think

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about how many times you've said to yourself, I've been drinking

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water all day long, I can't quench my thirst, I can't, I

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can't satiate my thirst. And then try the same, you know, the

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same experiment where instead of you know, maybe adding some some

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a green smoothie and not having to drink so much water or adding

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more plants to your diet. Watermelon, you know, watermelon

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is so much more quenching to your thirst than just drinking

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plain bulk water. Because it's structured.

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And as a structured water than get really structured into our

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system, what does it get first into another form like liquid

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and then it gets restructured? Do we know that?

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We don't know that? That's it's a really great, great question.

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We don't know that. And you know, that's where the clinical

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sort of experimenting with yourself and trying on knowing

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what what it feels like to be properly hydrated, falls into

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place.

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I love to be my own experiment. I think that's great. Yes. So

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I'm gonna do it. Now one of the things that I really learned

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last time where the magic of these chia seeds and I just felt

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like wow, since ever, then that is a form of hydrating yourself

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without having to drink a lot. So talk a little bit about those

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and how they where you can find out about those.

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So there's a fantastic book called Born to Run. I'm gonna

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blank on the author's name Born to Run any runner who's knows

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this book. It's a fabulous book. And he talks about this tribe of

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desert dwellers. the Tarahumara Tarahumara tribe, I believe

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they're in somewhere in Mexico, and they're elite distance

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runners, and they do it for fun. 50 mile marathons for fun, and

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they run they they run with chia seeds, and they drink very

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little water and they were and their chia seeds sustain them

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because it holds on to that water, it acts like a sponge. It

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helps absorb that water better. That was the original how it

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sort of all came to be. And then when you when you think about

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it, you if anybody ever has ever made a chia pudding, where you

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put water or let's say coconut water with chia seeds, they

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plump up, they create, literally a jelly like substance around

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them. So they're incredibly hydrating, and they hold on to

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that hydrating. The other thing about chia seeds is that they're

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loaded with omega three that are parent omega three fatty acids,

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which we need our a la alpha linoleic acid, we need, you

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know, that's very important for our cell membranes. And that's

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important there are these, all of our cell membranes are

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surrounded in fat. We have a whole chapter on fat, which is

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sort of an outlier, an outlier of a chapter, but it is a

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passion of mine because we were not healthy if we don't have

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good healthy fats in our diet. You as a cardiologist, I'm

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assuming also a little bit Well, yeah,

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and I also feel like fat is so has such a bad reputation and

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it's so important at the same time. So how do you then TSH

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just one or two spoons a little water and wait until they are

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crawling up and then you check them?

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So there's a couple there's a couple different ways you could

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throw them right in your smoothie. You can make chia

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you can make really simple ones. Usually it's I do two

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tablespoons in a little like ramekin with whatever kind of I

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usually use a plant. You know, some people use if you're on a

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keto diet, they use heavy cream, and it's an unbelievably

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delicious dessert and you could do some, you know, maple syrup

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or some fruit, you could throw some shaved almonds on there,

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make a delicious dessert with it. Just throw it in your

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smoothie. There is one little caveat to that there are there

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are some people that can be sensitive to the lectins in chia

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seeds, much like the lectins in beans and that kind of thing and

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other legumes so though you may want to soak them overnight and

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just plain water and then spoon it out and put it in your in

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your smoothie or in your you can throw them on your salad. You

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could eat raw chia seeds on your salad too much like you would

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throw flax seeds on your salad too. There's lots of ways chia

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seeds are Yeah, they've become a bit of a trend and they're

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there's so much nice recipes online for them.

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Now do you find it better to drink soda and coffee and tea

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than drinking? Not at all or should people in general just

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not do that stuff?

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Okay, so what I am hoping that when you say soda you been

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bubbly water like seltzer water. Oh, no, no, no, no, I'm eating

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the good stuff. All that has different colors to it. Yeah,

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soda needs to go sorry. Soda is horrible. bubbly water like

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mineral water. I love there's some new new brands out there.

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There's a brand that that got me off of Diet Coke. I used to be a

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diet coke fiend for my whole life tab first when I was a

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little kid and then we got onto Diet Coke. And there's a brand

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called spindrift that has it's basically just flavored seltzer

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water with with like grapefruit and nothing bad in it. Zero

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carbs. It's that's how I got off of Diet Coke. So, yeah, and it's

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Yeah, so sodas, not good. There's all kinds of crap in

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there that needs to get rid of and especially diet soda, I

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think is probably even worse than regular soda, you know,

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between regular sugar and I think that the fake sweeteners

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are probably going to turn out we're gonna learn that are far

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worse for us than even regular sugar. Not that you should be

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eating all that regular sugar and soda, coffee and tea though

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that's a different story. And I find this is always I always get

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like the yay that we've done some research and that anything

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under four cups of coffee a day is not a diuretic, so So yeah,

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we can do and I don't know the equivalent of how much tea that

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is because tea is less caffeine. But I wanted to say something

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about that if I were to drink four cups of coffee a day I

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would be a complete nervous wreck. Like I can't handle that

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much caffeine, caffeine is a drug and people need to know

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what their you know what their their stress point is for that.

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So I'm not I'm not advocating for cups of coffee a day for

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most people. But from a hydration standpoint, it's okay.

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From a from a caffeine standpoint may not be okay for

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somebody people really directly affects your your adrenals that

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kind of thing. So, I think it's a little excessive and anything

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above that I think is excessive anyway, but coffee, herbal tea,

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you can have as much herbal tea as you want in a day. That's

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great.

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So when I have my little four o'clock dip, I can have a coffee

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and do two good things I hydrate myself and give myself a little

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caffeine that Thank You made my day well you know one of the

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things that a lot of people struggle with is drinking in the

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evenings the Hannah done with a day they feel like okay, I guess

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it's gonna hydrate myself and then there is a problem with

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going four or five times a night to the bathroom. So is there

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anything that you would say people can do that prevents this

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from happening and still allows you to hydrate?

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Yeah, so you have to play around with it you know we lose as we

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get older we lose our ability to make a hormone called ADH

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antidiuretic hormone right? So that is a known thing as we get

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older. That's why as we get older we get up more in the

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middle of the night to go pee. So it's you have to sort of

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weigh out what like you said hydrating better helps you

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sleep. It's it's incredibly individualized. I do think that

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by adding some chia to maybe that after that late night tea

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cup of tea or something herbal tea could help hold on to that

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water a little bit longer so that you're not having to get up

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but you're going to have to experiment there. There are some

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people who just period can't eat it can't drink much after 7pm or

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else they're you know, seven, eight o'clock. They're up in

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peeing all night you know or a couple times a night and if

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you're somebody like me if I wake up to pee then I have a

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very hard time falling back to sleep. So you have to you have

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to find what works for you. I don't have a great answer for it

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unfortunately is

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hydrating food slower in that regard than drinking pure water

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and

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I definitely think so. Absolutely think so. So salad

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would be maybe a good alternative to just drinking

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glasses,

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strawberries, some berries or something could be a nice little

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hydrating snack. A peach you know a plum could be a more

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hydrating thing for you but instead of drinking so much

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liquid.

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So has your work about hydration changed your life has improved

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it 100%

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Yeah, yeah, it's a in so many ways. I mean, let alone from the

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joy that I get out of teaching people how to hydrate and lay

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people and seeing the dramatic changes in such a short period

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of time, it literally takes one day, this is not something you

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have to do, and, and go on a diet for three months before you

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see the effects of it, you will notice that an effect in one

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day, so let alone that's, you know, that is a whole nother

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story. But yeah, hydration is, you know, I am somebody who with

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diet. I'm not a bio hacking doctor. So I'm not somebody

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who's like, or I'm not, and I'm not a I'm not a personal

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trainer. So I'm not like you have to be 100% if you you know,

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go go go, you got to, you got to, we're gonna be a sticklers

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So if you give me 80% you're gonna see benefit from going on

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a low carb diet or, for the most part, for the most part. With

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hydration though, it's something that I found that it is

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something day in and day out, you have to be on top of. And

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that is the one thing like and it's not that hard. It's just

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not hard. It's not necessarily even like I said, drinking more

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and more water. It's about making your dinner plate 75%

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vegetables, you know, cook you know, how about cooking more

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than one vegetable for dinner, one green vegetable, make a few

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vegetables for dinner, fill up on vegetables, have a little bit

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of meat have a little bit of, of grains, if you're if you're

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eating grains, you know, so for me, it just it took so much off

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of my beating myself up, you know, with with diet and and and

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now just it made my life easier, better, I move better. I feel

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better, as as I've seen in so many other people as well.

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Wow, that's very encouraging. And it's so nice that something

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can actually be easy. Because a lot of things just feel like oh

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my god, Mount Everest to climb and flip flops. So this is

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really nice that you actually offer something as simple

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solution to feel dramatically better in a short amount of

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time. Who can offer that? Thank you very much for that. Now how

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can people find out more about you and your work and your book

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and all the good stuff?

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My website probably best is www.dr dana Cohen calm Dr. Dana

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Cohen calm. The book is called quench it's found everywhere

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books are sold Amazon. It's not in French. It's in six other

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languages, though it's in Japanese and German and Italian

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and Spanish and Portuguese. Well, that's a problem. I know

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we got to get through to get to this point.

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Sure. Okay, so does there any last advice that you would like

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to give people that you know, still feel like maybe I don't

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know about that hydration? What do you think like they could

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just get started with Okay,

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I'm gonna give to two quick things. First thing every

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morning, wake up, drink eight to 16 ounces of water with a little

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squeeze of lemon and a pinch of sea salt. Start there. And then

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the second thing is and this is a little bit of a bigger ask but

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but not so much because it's it is a it's a craze, to have one

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green smoothie a day. So a green smoothie is blended vegetables

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in a in a blender with water and then whatever else you want to

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put in there meaning what if you want to put a little fruit for

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flavor if you want to put a little chia seeds you want to

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put a lemon and ginger go ahead and do that but not a milkshake.

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I'm not talking about yogurt and an other milks and protein

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powder. That's a meal. This is a green smoothie. So try to keep

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it light in the sugar drink you know, but but heavy on green

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vegetables like spinach, chard, celery, try doing that if you've

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never done that before it will change your life.

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I love green smoothies I have to say absolutely. And it does keep

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you going for a long time. It's definitely great sustenance.

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Well, fantastic suggestions. And thank you so much for coming

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back and I'll get you back again because this is such great

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information. It's so important and especially now that the

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summer is almost over.

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It's it's gonna have to be at your studio in France.

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If we can do that at any time. Come over and then we can

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translate that book for you. Okay, thank you very much. Take

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care.

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Bye bye. Well, this

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