Simple: Drink water regularly. Many people rarely drink water and wait till you are over dehydrated or super thirsty. Even then, some people would go for some sugary juice or cold soda. Well, in that moment you may feel like its relief but in the long run, it’s not. That simple regular glass of water has much more benefits to your general well-being both physically and mentally. Let’s see some of the benefits of drinking water:
- Increases Energy & Relieves Fatigue
Since your brain is mostly water, drinking it helps you think, focus and concentrate better and be more alert. As an added bonus, your energy levels are also boosted!
- Promotes Weight Loss
Removes by-products of fat, reduces eating intake (by filling up your tummy if consumed prior to meals), reduces hunger (hello natural appetite suppressant!), raises your metabolism and has zero calories!
- Flushes Out Toxins
Gets rid of waste through sweat and urination which reduces the risk of kidney stones and UTI’s (urinary tract infections)
- Improves Skin Complexion
Moisturizes your skin, keeps it fresh, soft, glowing and smooth. Gets rid of wrinkles. It’s the best anti-aging treatment around!
- Maintains Regularity
Aids in digestion as water is essential to digest your food and prevents constipation.
- Boosts Immune System
A water guzzler is less likely to get sick. And who wouldn’t rather feel healthy the majority of the time? Drinking plenty of water helps fight against flu, cancer and other ailments like heart attacks.
- Natural Headache Remedy
Helps relieve and prevent headaches (migraines & back pains too!) which are commonly caused by dehydration.
- Prevents Cramps & Sprains
Proper hydration helps keep joints lubricated and muscles more elastic so joint pain is less likely.
- Puts You In A Good Mood
When the body is functioning at its best, you will feel great and be happy!
- Save Money
Water is FREE! Even if you choose bottled/filtered water, it’s STILL cheaper than that high sugar and fat-filled latte!
Always carry a bottle of water with you, I mean, WATER IS LIFE. You can always add a twist of taste by adding the juice of lemon to it and it’s tastier and much more beneficial. Let’s teach ourselves how to first reach out for a glass of water whenever you need a drink.
Reference : http://www.mindbodygreen.com/