The Benefits Of Drinking Water
"Drink a lot of water. Dehydration can get ugly."
How many of us know just how much our bodies really do need water? We all know that we need to drink more water. But I think maybe we don't fully grasp the importance of water. Our bodies are so dependent on water.
In today's world, everyone is always carrying a water bottle around. But how many are consuming enough water? Having a water bottle means nothing if you are not drinking the water. And you will need more than one bottle of water.
Think about it. We can go longer without food than without water.
Signs that you may not be consuming enough water.
Lack of focus and irritability
Urinary tract infection
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Benefits of drinking enough water-
Water boosts your energy. Don't let yourself get dehydrated. Dehydration hampers the flow of oxygen to your brain, which forces your heart and other organs to work harder. Which then results in you being tired and most likely less alert.
Drinking water aids in weight loss. That sounds good. Consuming water boosts your metabolism, gives you a feeling of being full, and usually means that you have cut back on those sugary drinks.
No Saliva without water. Did you know that saliva is what keeps our mouth, eyes, and nose moist?
Water helps with digestion. Much better to have the waste flushed out of your body than to suffer from constipation. Drink up.
Your skin will thank you. Staying hydrated helps prevent rashes, dry patches, dry scalp, and even dandruff.
Water lubricates your joints. Have to keep your joints well oiled if you want to keep moving.
Staying hydrated is good for your blood pressure. Make sure to drink six to eight glasses of water each day.
Prevents kidney stones is a great reason to drink up your water. Frequent urination can flush out the minerals that cause kidney stones.
Drinking water can help prevent hangovers. I have never needed to test that out.
Water helps to stabilize your heartbeat.
Drinking your water regulates your body temperature.
Water flushes bacteria out of your bladder, which can prevent urinary infections. It would help if you started drinking lots of water and flushing it away at the first signs of a possible urinary infection.
Tips for drinking more water.
Drink some water before every meal
Drink water during every meal.
Drink some water after every trip to the bathroom.
Set a daily goal of 64 ounces. And be sure to track your water intake.
Get a transparent water bottle, so you always see how much water you have consumed.
Add some flavor to your water with a slice of fresh orange or lemon.
Switch out your regular water for carbonated water once in a while.
"Drinking water is like washing out your insides. The water will cleanse the system, fill you up, decrease your caloric load and improve the function of all your tissues." ― Kevin R. Stone