Updated August 27, 2013
Is pure water too boring for you? These products and ideas let you flavor up your water as you go. Water flavorings can help you keep drinking and drink enough to prevent dehydration.
These convenient single-serve packets make it easy to add the drink mix to you water bottle or glass and turn plain water into all-natural lemonade. It's sweetened with natural Stevia and has only five calories per serving.
If you have citrus handy at home, it is easy enough to squeeze a little into a pitcher of water in your refrigerator and then add that to your water bottle or hydration pack. However, this is often not convenient to do while out walking when you buy a bottle of water or refill your water bottle from a tap. I suppose you could carry along a slice of lemon in a ziplock bag to have handy.
Adding a couple of freshly picked and lightly crushed mint leaves to your bottle of water can give it a lovely minty taste. If you grow mint in your garden or a planter box, this is very handy. I've also been able to snag mint from fields and gardens along my walk. Be careful not to trespass, but mint grows literally like a weed and no gardener will miss a couple of leaves.
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