Home > Diet and nutrition > Beverages 28 August 2019 You may be drinking water all wrong – here's the best way to hydrate Dehydration can affect mood, concentration and overall health. But new research suggests that chugging huge amounts of water may not be the best way to hydrate. 0 Related Just a small glass of a sugary drink a day – even 100% fruit juice – has been linked to an increased risk of cancer Woman allergic to water reveals tragic reality of rare condition Could adding minerals to drinking water fight high blood pressure? Vit & Min doses per day » Count calories in food » Is my vegetarian diet balanced? » Ask The Dietitians » 10 foods to boost your immune system Your quick guide to Banting You need to have a reasonable intake of water every day, but the risk of overhydration is real.Image credit: iStock NEXT ON HEALTH24X 5 reasons to love avocados 2018-10-14 07:00 More: Diet and nutritionBeverages advertisement Live healthier Heart health » 5 women share exactly what it feels like to have a heart attack 'I felt like I had a pill stuck in my throat.' Diet & Nutrition » 8 benefits of gherkin juice that will make you want to drink some ASAP Goodbye, salt craving.