AquaTally is a cool way to measure your daily fluids. Each time you fill the cup you can turn the ring on the outside to mark how many cups of fluid you've drank so far. It holds 2 cups and the adjuster ring also acts as a measurement indicator. The cup is dishwasher safe (top rack only), which for me is a must. It seems to be reasonably durable however I did let my 2-year old use it and it broke when he dropped it from high chair height. I'm assuming it was probably a fluke because my son has another similar cup that hasn't broken yet after several falls. Customer service has been great and sent me a replacement. I'll update our progress on it's durability later after we use it a little longer. The ring seems to stay in place and doesn't change numbers magically when you aren't looking which is important for accurate tracking. The company claims it can be used for hot and cold liquids. We have only used it for cold liquids for which it works great.
For people who find it difficult to drink enough fluids in a day I think this is an excellent tracking tool. It's satisfying to spin the ring around to the next number knowing you've made progress. It's like crossing chores off your to-do list. Fluid intake = accomplished!
How much water do we really need to drink? An article in NCBI states the average woman needs approximately 9 cups and the average man needs approximately 13 cups per day. So if you aren't drinking enough, get working on that and your body will thank you!
So there you go. If you like handy little tools to help you reach your goals... give the AquaTally a try. For a 25% discount use the code "Savor" at checkout from their website. You're welcome!
Although I did receive free product for writing this post, all views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely and entirely my own and based on my own unique experiences.
Courtney Stinson, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist