You feel like all you do is drink water, you swear that you are about to grow gills and fins.
Water is very important in life, not just when eating this way. How much water should you drink a day? A person should consume 8-12 glasses of water a day. That’s 64-96 ounces a day.
Water is essential in maintaining our body’s functions. Sometimes when we feel hungry it is actually our bodies telling us that they as thirsty, so when you feel hungry drink some water first.
Did you know that water does the following?:
Increases Energy & Relieves Fatigue – Since your brain is mostly water, drinking it helps you think, focus and concentrate better and be more alert. As an added bonus, your energy levels are also boosted as water energizes your muscles.
Promotes Weight Loss – Removes by-products of fat, reduces eating intake (by drinking a glass of water prior to meals), reduces hunger, raises your metabolism and has zero calories!
Flushes Out Toxins – Gets rid of waste through sweat and urination which reduces the risk of kidney stones and urinary tract infections.
Improves Skin Complexion – Moisturizes your skin, keeps it fresh, soft, glowing and smooth. Gets rid of wrinkles. It’s the best anti-aging treatment around!
Maintains Regularity – Aids in digestion as water is essential to digest your food and prevents constipation.
Boosts Immune System – Drinking plenty of water helps fight against flu, cancer and other ailments like heart attacks.
Natural Headache Remedy – Helps relieve and prevent headaches (as well as migraines & back pains) which are commonly caused by dehydration.
Prevents Cramps & Sprains – Proper hydration helps keep joints lubricated and muscles more elastic so joint pain is less likely.
The best reason ever to drink water: Water is FREE! Provided to us by our Creator.
What tricks do you do to get your water intake in everyday?
Did you notice any of these benefits while doing this month’s challenge?
I really noticed my complexion get better.