We’ve all been told how important it is to drink enough water every day, but do we really know all the benefits that come with it? Especially in this hot and humid weather. It’s recommended to drink at eight 8oz. glasses of water, also equivalent to half a gallon. Here are some of the benefits of drinking the appropriate amount of water each day.
Flushing Out Toxins
Getting enough water in your system each day is a good way to ensure your body is being flushed of unwanted toxins. The toxins in your body will primarily be flushed out through sweat and urine.
One of the symptoms of dehydration includes fatigue. Staying hydrated helps to reduce this feeling. Drinking the adequate amount of water will help to restore the energy your body needs to function throughout the day.
Water does not cause weight loss, but by replacing high-calorie beverages with a glass of water is a sure way to help with weight loss.
Better Looking Skin
Previously mentioned, water helps to flush out toxins in your body. These toxins include impurities of the skin. Also, dehydration tends to emphasize wrinkles and fine lines in the face. Drinking plenty of water will help to keep the skin moisturized and clear.
EnsureS Normal Bowel Function
Drinking the right amount of water will help the digestive tract and prevents constipation.
The kidney's purpose is to rid your body of waste and toxins. It’s important to intake the right amount of water in order for the kidneys to do their job properly. Drinking plenty of water will help to reduce the chance of kidney stones.
Tips to Help You Drink More Water
Here a couple of helpful tips that will help you to increase your intake of water throughout the day:
#1 Keep a bottle of water in your car, desk, purse for easy access to a drink of refreshing water.
#2 Eat more fruits and vegetables. Fruits and vegetables are made up of mostly water. By increasing your intake of these you are sure to stay more hydrated.
#3 Substitute your beverages that you usually have with meals with a glass of water.
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