Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: Diabetes: You can have a cheat meal and stay healthy > Health-in-Motion 23 January 2017 Stay hydrated Working outside in the heat can be exhausting and it’s crucial to maintain hydrated by drinking plenty of fluids. This ensures that the volume of blood and sweat is maintained, allowing the body to shed heat through perspiration. The ideal liquid to keep yourself cool is a chilly mixture of ice and water. A recent US study has found that this is as effective as ambient temperature water, even when consumed in half the quantity. So remember to drink plenty of refreshing ice-cold water when you’re out and about this summer. 0 NEXT ON HEALTH24X Healing society with the power of performance 13 minutes ago Partner content More: Daily Dose: Diabetes: You can have a cheat meal and stay healthyHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Parenting WATCH: Fighting for inclusive education for children with Down syndrome News First NGO-owned nursing surgery unit opens in Khayelitsha Lifestyle Neglected rural pets pose scabies risk for humans Medical SEE: 7 celebs suffering from depression Lifestyle Am I at risk of developing osteoporosis? Medical Less salt may lead to fewer nighttime bathroom trips From our sponsors How to care for your vaginal flora Live healthier Hello? » SEE: Interesting facts about hearing loss Earworms: Let it go Is it bad to sleep with earplugs all the time? SEE: Do women hear better than men? The reason why men often appear not to be listening could be because they actually can't hear you. Confident smile? » Acidic drinks can harm your kids' smiles The facts on bleaching your teeth Am I taking good care of my teeth? Why are my teeth stained? We know the rules – brush your teeth twice a day and floss to keep them healthy. But, have you ever wondered what causes those stains that sometimes appear?