Food & NutritionRisk Factors

Are You at Risk for Dehydration?

Man drinking water in a gym.
    "Dehydration is a serious health risk and is one of the primary reasons older Americans are hospitalized each year."
    Carmen Roberts, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.

    Carmen Roberts, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.

    Carmen is a Registered Dietitian. In addition to writing for HealthCentral, she has spent her career working at Johns Hopkins and is also an adjunct faculty instructor for Excelsior College. Carmen has over 20 years of experience in nutritional counseling, education, writing, and program management and is a certified specialist in adult weight management. She enjoys educating her students and clients about how nutrition affects the body and its role in overall health and wellness.