PRECISE HYDRATION FOR OPTIMUM
HEALTH & LIFE PERFORMANCE
We’ve all heard and have been reminded to “drink plenty of water and stay hydrated”, but what does that really mean? How do I ensure that my specific body stays hydrated since there only seems to be generic recommendations available to me or other recommendations are based on scale weight or BMI which does not take into consideration my specific body composition (body fat – lean mass – intercellular and extracellular body water), age and activity level, as if, all bodies and lifestyles were created equal.
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proper hydration is key
Although they are recommending drinking more water, which is good in itself, here are some of the misleading tips and myths that do not have legitimate scientific evidence behind them and can misguide your path to proper hydration for your specific body.
- Drink eight 8/10-ounce glasses of water daily.
- Drink 2 glasses after waking up, 1 glass before a meal and 1 glass before going to bed
- You should consume half of your body weight in ounces of water daily
- Drink water as soon as you begin to feel thirsty and each time after you urinate
To successfully hydrate your body and avoid the detriments that can be associated with ANY level of chronic dehydration, daily water intake recommendations must not be guided by a “one size fit all” approach, but rather be individualized for each person.
BENEFITS OF DATA-DRIVEN INDIVIDUALIZED HYDRATION
Not only water is the metaphorical ‘low hanging fruit’ to improving your health, wellness, fitness and anti-aging goals but from a physiological standpoint, PROPER AND BALANCED hydration is scientifically proven to be related to:
- preserving cardiovascular function, organ function, nervous system & immune function
- helping regulate blood pressure
- helping with optimum weight (fat) loss efficiency
- boosting energy and vitality
- boosting cellular health and slowing down the aging process
- improving skin elasticity and overall skin health
- balancing body composition
- enabling peak athletic performance
- …… and much more
Three questions remain:
- How much daily water intake is right for me to ensure ideal hydration for my body?
- How do I regulate and track my water intake throughout the day?
- How do I know when I reached ideal hydration?
WHAT WE OFFER
While most people know that staying well hydrated is of the utmost importance, according to the Institute of Medicine, up to 75 percent of Americans are functioning in a chronic state of dehydration. Our simple and non-invasive PRECISION HYDRATION program will help you objectively understand your current hydration status and subsequently track you daily consumption in an effort to keep you away from this unfortunate and alarming statistic.
Our PRECISION HYDRATION program is center around scientific-based and data-driven INDIVIDUALIZED hydration for your specific body with ideal hydration outcome as the objective. Our hydration assessment will provide you with your current hydration level and the exact amount of water you need to drink daily to reach ideal hydration, based on your body composition, your age and your activity level, while our smart water bottle will remind you, track and regulate your water intake throughout the day.
Your individualized Baseline Precision Hydration assessment: $45
Your Smart Water Bottle and app: $99
Your individualized Baseline Precision Hydration Package: baseline assessment + Smart Water Bottle and app: $125
COMMIT TO YOUR HYDRATION SUCCESS UP-FRONT
(90) day individualized hydration plan: baseline assessment test + (3) retests (30/60/90 days): $135
(90) day individualized hydration plan with Smart Water Bottle: $225
TAKE THE GUESS WORK OUT OF PROPER HYDRATION WITH OUR PRECISION HYDRATION PROGRAMS
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Cerulean is here to help! Whether your goal is wellness, weight loss, longevity, fitness or athletic performance, understanding your cellular health, your autonomic nervous system balance and your physiological fitness levels is essential to successfully meeting your goals.
As complex as this may sound, this can be easily accomplished with our non-invasive and medical-grade BODY360 assessment. The assessment provides you with a baseline that can be used as an objective reference to enable a data-driven and completely individualized approach to align your body with your goals.
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FUSING GOOD TASTE AND GOOD NUTRITION - From Harvard Medical
Every spring, Harvard Medical School's Department of Continuing Education, The Osher Institute at Harvard Medical School, and The Culinary Institute of America present a special event called "Healthy Kitchens, Healthy Lives."
This four-day conference brings together doctors, dietitians, and health care professionals for an experience that combines the latest nutrition research with healthy cooking demonstrations and hands-on workshops.
Here are some practical tips for nutritious and delicious home-cooking from a recent Healthy Kitchens, Healthy Lives.
MAKE PLANTS THE MAIN ATTRACTION
A substantial amount of research shows that people who eat a plant-based diet — mainly fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and legumes — live longer and enjoy better health than people whose diets consist mainly of animal-based foods like meat.
Many cultures developed their cuisines around plant foods out of necessity. Traditionally, animal protein was expensive, so limited quantities were available. Mediterranean, Latin American, and Asian cultures are known for pairing healthy plant foods with lean protein (fish, chicken) and monounsaturated fat (olive oils, nuts).
These diets can have substantial health benefits. For example, a Mediterranean-style diet has been found responsible for:
• longer life expectancy
• reduced heart disease
• relief from rheumatoid arthritis
• lower rates of Parkinson's disease
• lower rates of Alzheimer's disease
Here are three tips to get creative with your plant-based meals:
• Follow the motto "If it grows together, it goes together." For example, try the Spanish sauce called romesco over grilled vegetables. It's made from roasted red peppers, olive oil, and nuts.
• Make olive oil really shine by matching a bold olive oil, such as a Tuscan varietal, with other bold flavors, such as rosemary and pine nuts.
• Complement a milder olive oil, such as a French varietal, with subtly flavored foods.
Locally grown foods may be fresher and have higher nutrient content. Since they spend less time being shipped and handled, they may look and taste better.
SPICE IT UP
Despite the lack of research on their health benefits, spices, herbs, and aromatics (any plant, herb, or spice that adds lively scent to a beverage or food) make other plant foods mouth-watering treats. And they are definitely a healthier option than piling on the salt. Unlike salt, spices have not been linked to high blood pressure, heart disease, or stroke.
Here are four ways to ensure the quality and flavor of your spices:
• Buy them in small quantities and in their whole form to ensure freshness.
• Store them in a cool, dry space.
• Grind them right before use.
• Toast them dry in a hot skillet or stir-fry them in oil over medium-high heat (both for just 10-20 seconds).
GET EXCITED ABOUT WHOLE GRAINS
Rich in fiber, vitamin E, and magnesium, whole grains (such as whole-wheat bread or pasta, or brown rice) are far better nutritionally than refined grains (such as white bread or white rice). And they make you feel fuller longer. Because the starch inside of them is absorbed more slowly, they're less likely than refined grains to quickly be stored as fat.
Regular consumption of whole grains reduces the risk of:
• heart disease
• diet-related depression (usually associated with very low-carbohydrate diets)
Here are five ways to incorporate different types of whole grains into your diet:
• Use whole-grain bread, pasta, and brown or wild rice.
• Try grains from around the world such as teff, spelt, farro, kamut, and amaranth.
• Blend whole grains with colorful vegetables, spices, and olive oil.
• Eat whole-grain cold or hot cereals, adding fruit, low-fat milk, or nuts.
• Season whole grains with sweet spices like nutmeg, allspice, cardamom, and masala spice.
GO A LITTLE NUTS
In a large trial of men and women, eating nuts five times a week or more lowered diabetes risk by 27%. In another large study, women who ate nuts just about every day lowered their risk of heart disease by 32%.
However, since a one-ounce portion of nuts can pack 160 calories or more, eat them in moderation to help prevent weight gain. Two tasty suggestions: toasted pine nuts sprinkled over whole-grain pasta, or almonds on cereal.
Following the above advice will not only make your meals nutritious, but will also allow you to enjoy some of the most delicious food you've ever eaten.