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5 Essential Benefits of Drinking Water.
“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
We all know water consumption is essential and is needed to survive. Also, we know it helps with overall health and allows you to feel better when consumed regularly, but do we really see the impact water has on your health?
The answer: A LOT! Getting enough water every day is EXTREMELY important for your health… So, KEEP Reading!
Yes, shocking, but true, water makes up over 60% of your total body weight & around 90% of your brain mass. So, adequate hydration is vital for your body to function optimally. Drinking water can prevent dehydration. Water also carries nutrients to all cells in our body and oxygen to our brain. Water allows the body to absorb and assimilate minerals, vitamins, amino acids, glucose, and other substances. Additionally, water flushes out toxins and waste. Lastly, drinking water also helps to control your average body temperature.
Here are five great reasons consuming water daily is vital to your health:
5 Essential Benefits of Water Consumption
HDC Benefit #1 Water Consumption Hydrates & Improves Your Skin. Okay, forget about those expensive facial creams; water and more water are the best defense against wrinkles and aging. Proper water intake not only helps to keep your skin hydrated but also may pr omote collagen production. But do remember, water consumption alone isn’t enough to diminish the signs of aging. This process is also connected to your genes and overall sun protection.
HDC Benefit #2 Water Consumption Promotes Weight Loss. Water consumption helps you feel full longer without adding any additional calories. Drinking water or eating foods with a high water content can help in managing your weight loss.
HDC Benefit #3 Water Consumption Boosts Your Energy Level. Water consumption increases overall energy levels and relieves fatigue and tiredness. And, since your brain is comprised chiefly of water, ingesting water helps you better think, have more focus and concentrate, and be more alert. Additionally, water delivers pertinent nutrients to our body’s cells, especially muscle cells, whereby postponing muscle fatigue.
HDC Benefit #4 Water Consumption Aids in Digestion & Regularity. Water consumption further aids in the issue of constipation and other abdominal problems. Water consumption helps to move the digestive process along and through the system. Moreover, drinking water before, during, and after a meal will help your body break down the food you eat more efficiently. This will help you digest food more effectively and get the most out of your meals.
HDC Benefit #5 Water Consumption Detoxifies Your Body.
Water consumption removes and flushes toxins and impurities through your system faster and optimizes kidney function. Inadequate hydration means impaired kidney function.
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HDC Tips for All-Day Hydration & to Drinking More Water
Here are a few suggestions to incorporate more water into your regimen & stay hydrated all day!
Drink a glass of water as soon as you wake.
Drink a glass of water 30-minutes before a meal
Always have bottled water on hand!
Track your water intake daily!
Drink water before, during & after exercise.
Drink a glass of water after every meal.
Eating out? Order water with your meal. You’ll save money & reduce calories.
Drink sparkling or mineral water.
Add a wedge of lime or lemon to your water.
Make your own spa water by adding mint, cucumbers, berries, lemons, or limes to your water! (My personal fav! 😊)
Carry a water bottle & refill it throughout the day.
Freeze several freezer-safe water bottles & take them with you for ice-cold water.
Drink a glass of water before bed.
So, there you have it, our 5 benefits of water consumption & tips for drinking more water…Let us know if you have any tips for drinking more water that isn’t already listed.
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