Dehydration is a condition that results when the body loses more water than it takes in. The most common signs and symptoms of dehydration include increased thirst, dry mouth, infrequent urination, dry skin, tiredness, dizziness and headache.
Urine color is also a common indicator of hydration status. In most cases, the paler the color, the better hydrated you are.
For most people drinking water is sufficient to rehydrate. It doesn't have added sugars or calories therefore it is not harmful like other fluids.
Fruits and vegetables with the highest water content include berries, melons, oranges, grapes, carrots, lettuce, cabbage, and spinach.
Along with supplying tons of nutrients, milk has excellent hydrating properties. With high concentrations of electrolytes, which helps balance the amount of water in your body, skim and low fat milk rehydrate your body.
Common oral rehydration solutions are available in the market. The specialized formulas used in it prevent and treat dehydration caused by diarrhea or vomiting.