Stay Hydrated!

Everyone somewhat knows the importance of drinking water.  In fact, did you know water is the second most popular drink in the U.S right after soft drinks?  We all frequently quench out thirst by drinking water, but are you properly staying hydrated?  It is important to avoid dehydration.  A study shows that we should drink about eight ounces of water daily, not counting any sugary and unhealthy beverages such as soda or lemonade.  What other benefits are there from drinking water?

Our body is comprised of 70% of water.  Since our bodies have a plethora of ways to lose water, it is important to stay hydrated to maintain that proper water balance.  Drinking water frequently helps you with weight loss.  Drinking water results in the removal of fat by-products and cause you to feel fuller.  Also, it is highly recommended for everyone who is seeking weight loss to have a couple of glasses of water before going to bed.  Staying hydrated helps with your skin as well.  A study shows that if your skin is not getting enough water, dehydration will happen by turning your skin dry.  There are also other numerous benefits from drinking water such as helping with digestion, blood circulation, concentration, and movement of our joints.  Especially, drinking water after you wake up strengthens your immune system!   So, always stay hydrated for a healthier lifestyle!


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