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Can Dehydration Affect Our Mood?


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DESCRIPTION: The brain shrinkage associated with dehydration may not only play a role in cognitive impairment, but also levels of energy, alertness, and happiness.

This is the third of a video series on water. See the first two at How Many Glasses of Water Should We Drink a Day? ( and Does a Drink Of Water Make Children Smarter? ( Stay tuned—I’ve got more on the way.

Other healthy beverages include hibiscus tea (Hibiscus Tea vs. Plant-Based Diets for Hypertension and green tea (Dietary Brain Wave Alteration

What else can affect our mood?
• Fighting the Blues with Greens? (
• Aspartame and the Brain (
• Exercise vs. Drugs for Depression (
• Antioxidants and Depression (

What about the omega-3’s in fish? That’s the subject of my next video, Fish Consumption and Suicide.

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