Drink water to look and feel good!



Such an important part of your health care plan and here are a few reasons why drinking water should be on top of your priority list:

  • For the sake of your skin-Your skin is 65% water and being hydrated can help your skin appear less dull and dry.  Celebrities swear by water to attain their red carpet glow!

  • Digestion-Water helps your bodies natural waste removing cycle by breaking down fats and certain fibers and helping remove waste products

  • Muscle health-Drinking enough water can help prevent fatigue after workouts and keeps tendons surrounding your joints pliable

  • Your brain-Dehydration causes all sorts of yucky health issues including headaches and cloudy thinking.  Drink plenty of water to keep your whole system working properly


Of course this is just the tip of the ice burg:)  Water has very real effects on your body’s functions and if you are feeling kinda blah you should really look into your water intake first.  If you find that you are drinking less than 8 glasses a day try a few of these tips to increase your water intake:

  • Drink a full glass of water when you wake up and then move on to your morning beverages

  • Carry a water bottle with you everywhere!  I started this habit when I gave up pop and it has made an amazing difference in my water intake.  Now I feel naked without my water bottle;)

  • Add a little something such as lemon, lime, orange or even an Emergen-C packet to help motivate yourself.  Just be careful of the sugar in any additives, you don’t want to become counter-productive to your goal

Do you have tips, tricks or personal stories about the role of water in your life?  Please share!  Thanks so much for reading and have a great day:)

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