[Wellbeing & You] The Importance of Hydration

August 3, 2021

Around 2/3 of the human body is made up of water.

Negative health impact from dehydration:

  • Disruption of mood & Cognitive Functioning
  • Tiredness and Fatigue
  • Kidney Stone


  1. Slice the cucumber: Rinse and cut the cucumber in half. Cut the ends off the cucumber and slice the cucumber.
  2. Cube the watermelon: Rinse and slice the watermelon in half crosswise. Cut off the stem end. Cut to remove the rind and white flesh. Cut the watermelon into cubes.
  3. Combine all ingredients in a 1L glass jar and refrigerate for 1 hour (overnight for more flavor).

Reference: Journal of Biological Chemistry, US National Institutes of Health, Nutr Rev, U.S. Department of the Interior