Thursday, April 11, 2013
REASONS TO DRINK
9 Reasons Why You Should Fall in Love With Drinking Water
Today is the second part of our mini-series on water, and why you should love drinking this .
Many of us try to battle our thirst with other beverages like juice, soda, tea and coffee. Most are fine to drink, in moderation. However, water is a wonderful beverage with many benefits. Here are nine reasons you should drink more water:
Reason #1: Drinking water will help you exercise better. When you drink water your body temperature is regulated. This will allow you to be more energetic. Water also helps fuel your muscles.
Reason #2: Drinking water will help you lose weight. Drinking water is an effective appetite suppressant and will reduce your hunger, which means you will eat less. Water also has ZERO calories.
Reason #3: Drinking water will help your mood. Your body feels very good when you drink water and that will make you feel happy.
Reason #4: Drinking water will give you better productivity at work. Since your brain is made up of primarily water, drinking water helps you think better, it helps you stay alert and allows you to focus better on the task at hand.
Reason #5: Drinking water will help relieve fatigue. Water is used to flush toxin and waste from the body. If your body lacks water, your heart will have to work harder to pump oxygenated blood to all cells, as will other vital organs. Your body works harder when you are not drinking enough water, which will make you feel tired.
Reason #6: Drinking water is a natural remedy for headaches. Sometimes a headache is a symptom of dehydration, which can be remedied by drinking water.
Reason #7: Drinking water will help your digestive system and help eliminate constipation. When you drink water your metabolism will increase, which helps in digestion.
Reason #8: Drinking water will properly hydrate your joints and muscles, which will reduce cramps and sprains.
Reason #9: Drinking water will make you look younger with healthier skin. When you are properly hydrated, your skin will look younger. When you drink water, you are replenishing your skin tissues, which moisturizes your skin and increases the elasticity of your skin.
There are many more benefits of water. If you commit to drinking the recommended 8 glasses per day, you should begin to reap from its benefits.