If you want to make a healthy lifestyle change, increasing your water intake is tough to beat. It’s cheap, it’s easy to do, and it can make a big difference to your health.
Most adults need to drink at least half a gallon, or 2 liters, of water a day. It might sound like a lot if you aren’t used to tracking your water intake, but as soon as you start seeing the health benefits, you’ll wonder how you ever managed with drinking less.
Let’s take a look at some of the ways that drinking more water will improve your health.
- You’ll have fewer food cravings and less intense hunger
Water prevents overeating as it fills up your stomach. If you’re trying to lose weight, or just want to make your current weight easier to maintain, drink a large glass of water 10 minutes before you eat. You’ll instantly notice how much less food it takes for you to feel satisfied.
- Whilst being able to work out more effectively
You should be drinking water during workouts to avoid becoming dehydrated, and if your workout is intense enough to have benefits then you will find that you need to. Something you may not realize is that water helps the body better use and distribute energy from your last meal throughout a workout. So keep a bottle handy and you won’t believe how much your progress improves, no matter what your fitness goals are.
- Look better on the outside
If you’ve read our post on low-cost ways to get great skin, you’ll know that water is an essential addition to your routine if you want to achieve a dewy glow, naturally. Water flushes toxins out of your body and it also helps skin to retain moisture, which lessens the appearance of lines and wrinkles.
- …and feel even better on the inside
You know getting rid of those toxins helps your skin on the outside, but what about the organs you can’t see? Your kidneys need water to remove toxins from your body, so keep them well-watered and let them get to work. Drinking more water will also reduce your chances of getting painful kidney stones.
We recommend this bottle, which helps you drink enough
Water Tracker Bottle
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