Feeling like crap but you can’t figure out why? Welcome to the group, almost half of all American’s are in the same boat. What if I told you that making one very simple change to your daily routine might just change everything. Just doing this one simple thing could be the solution to all of your health problems. Also, on top of feeling better how would you like to have more energy, be in a better mood, lose a few pounds and have better skin?
What’s the big secret? It’s WATER! That’s all, just drink more water. About a gallon of water a day can change everything.
The human body is made up of more than 70% water. Unfortunately, many people don’t realize how important water really is. How important is water? Did you know that you can survive weeks without food, but go without water for a few days and you can die.
Studies have shown that being as little as 1% dehydrated will negatively affect your mood, attention, memory and coordination. When you feel thirsty, you’re already dehydrated. So start drinking water and start enjoy life again!
Fitness experts say that if you drink one gallon of water every day for a month, you will notice significant changes.
Being dehydrated can affect your mood and make you feel depressed, nervous, angry, grumpy, confused and even stressed. By drinking more water your mental health will become more stable.
The first sign of being dehydrated is feeling of tired. Drink more water and have more energy.
Sometimes we think we are hungry when we actually are only thirsty. For people trying to lose weight drinking water and weight loss go together like peanut butter and jelly.
Our skin is the largest organ in our body. Regular intake of water has plenty of benefits for the skin. It improves appearance and the health of your skin.
If you want to stop premature aging, make sure that you drink enough water.
Water acts as a lubricant for your joints and muscles. It helps you maintain an adequate blood flow and volume so that nutrients can move through your blood and into your joints. If you think of your joints like a sponge, imagine how much more easily two wet sponges can move against one another than two dry, hard sponges. Water also allows waste products to move out of the joints faster.
Toxins are flushed out in the form of urine and sweat. If we don’t drink water, we don’t flush out toxins and it collects in our body and causes muscle pains and cramps.
Drinking a big glass of water right before a meal is also a great way to improve your digestion. It prepares your gastrointestinal tract for the food to come and enhances gastric secretions for a proper nutrient breakdown..
In a study with 45 adults, it was found that those who drank two eight-ounce glasses of water before each meal consumed 75-90 fewer calories during the meal. Over the course of three months, people on a diet who drank water lost an average of 5 pounds more than those who did not.
Scientists at the Institute of Psychiatry at King’s College London found, that the brains of dehydrated teens had shrunk away from their skulls. When they were asked to play a problem-solving game, they performed not as good as hydrated teens and used more of their brains to do so. Drinking water restores the brain to its normal size (actually the brain contains 90% water!!).
Most headaches are caused by dehydration, so drinking water can prevent migraines. Next time you have a headache, first drink some water before popping a pill.
Dehydration can lead to weakness, fatigue, dizziness, and electrolyte imbalance. Water helps to transport nutrients and oxygen throughout your body, so you’ll have more energy during your workout. Your muscles will also recover faster, because our muscles contain 75% water. Make sure to drink lots of water before, during and after your workout to keep your body hydrated.
Drink more water!