How Do You Know If You Are Hydrated?

Urine Color: What Does it Say About Your Hydration?

Your urine can actually tell you a lot about your health – including whether or not you’re properly hydrated. So let’s look at a few 
different things you should know about urine color and how you can deduce your hydration levels from that.


If your urine comes out very clear, or almost transparent, then that means you’re drinking a lot of water, perhaps even too much. While it’s good to know that you’re properly hydrated, too much water can put a higher strain on your kidneys. They’re already working hard enough as it is – you definitely don’t want to overexert your kidneys.

Pale Yellow/Straw

Urine that’s very pale yellow – perhaps like straw or hay – is the perfect color. This means that you’re healthy, hydrated, and everything else health-wise checks out great. The same goes for any urine that’s a bit more transparent yellow than straw colored. These are all signs of great hydration.

Dark Yellow

If your urine is dark yellow, then that means you’re still doing alright but that you should probably drink some water soon. This doesn’t mean that you’re dehydrated; instead, it means that you’re still healthy and doing fine. Just make sure to get a bit of water in you soon after and you’ll be great.


Amber-colored urine is a surefire sign that you’re not getting enough water and need to drink some water immediately. Just like too much water can harm your kidneys, so can too little. Ample amounts of water is one of the most important keys to great health.


If your urine comes out brown, there are a few possible causes. You can have a liver disease, or you can have severe dehydration. If you haven’t had any other symptoms of liver disease, then it’s likely that you’re severely dehydrated. Obviously, you want to drink as much as you can as quickly as possible to mitigate that problem. If you do, and the brown urine persists, then it’s important to see your doctor immediately.

Dark Brown/Red

Any red coloring in your urine is a sign that there’s blood in your urinary tract. Sometimes this is idiopathic, but it can also signal the beginnings of kidney problems. If the urine is dark brown, then there’s likely some blood in addition to not enough water.


Note: It is possible to be drinking a lot of water and not be fully hydrated if you're not drinking the right type of water. Kangen Water hydrates better because of the smaller molecule clusters produced by ionization. This micro-clustered Kangen Water penetrates deeper into the body allowing for more water to enter the cells. This also speeds up metabolism and promotes weight-loss as well as improves every chemical activity in the body. One of the major benefits is detoxification. Since more water is able to penetrate into the cell, more toxins are able to be flushed out. With increased hydration, you also benefit from increased nutrition since Kangen Water is able to carry more nutrients into the cells because of its smaller molecular structure. 

Watch this video for a visual demonstration on how Kangen Water is able to improve the body's function. 

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