Monday, 2 January 2012

Drinking water



Benefits of Drinking Water

 Lose Weight

Taking water regularly helps to lose weight it flushes down the by-products of fat breakdown. Drinking water reduces hunger.

Reduce the Risk of Cancer

Related to the digestive system, drinking a healthy amount of water may reduce the risks of bladder cancer and colon cancer. Water dilutes the concentration of cancer-causing agents in the urine and shortens the time in which they are in contact with bladder lining.

Relieves Fatigue

Water is used by the body to help flush out toxins and waste products from the body. If your body lacks water, your heart, for instance, needs to work harder to pump out the oxygenated blood to all cells, so are the rest of the vital organs, your organs will be exhausted and so will you.

Natural Remedy for Headache

Helps to relieve headache and back pains due to dehydration.

Look Younger with Healthier Skin

Water helps to replenish skin tissues, moisturizes skin and increases skin elasticity.

Better Productivity at Work

Human Brain is mostly made up of water, drinking water helps to think better, more alert and more concentrated.

Better Exercise

Drinking water regulates your body temperature.

Helps in Digestion and Constipation

Drinking water raises your metabolism because it helps in digestion. Fiber and water goes hand in hand so that you can have your daily bowel movement.

Less Cramps and Sprains

Proper hydration helps keep your joints and muscles lubricated, so you’ll less likely get cramps and sprains.

Less Likely to Get Sick and Feel Healthy

Drinking plenty of water helps fight against flu and other ailments like kidney stones and heart attack.

Some tips of drinking enough water

Drink a glass of water first thing in the morning: You may find that you no longer need your morning cup of coffee. 

Cold Water or Lemon Water: It’s more pleasant to drink your water cold or added with little bit of flavor like lemon. Also add some ice cubes with a slice of lemon into it. As it is more pleasant to drink, this will help you get used to drinking water quicker.

Drink a glass of water before, during and after meals: Drinking a glass of water will help you to stay in control of your eating, and therefore help to keep your weight in a healthy range.  Moreover, drink water during the meals helps in digestion of the food.

Carry a bottle of water with measurement: The benefits are it serves as a reminder of your daily level of drinking water. Example, make sure your 2 litre bottle of water is empty by end of the day it is your daily level.

Before-during-after exercise: It’s recommended you drink water before you exercise. The fluids you lose during your exercise need to be replenished, and also after your exercises, just drink a glass or bottle of water.

Tea or Coffee: It’s hard to not drink coffee or tea at all if you already used to drink it. Tea and coffee has its health benefits too, but try to keep it to a minimum. It is for your own health after all.

The Harmful Effects and Symptoms of Dehydration

Harmful Effects

Muscle cramps
Irregular blood pressure
Kidney problems
Dry skin
20% dehydrated – Risk of death

Symptoms of Dehydration

Dry Skin

Safe Water System

Water is a source of energy and gives you a boost in energy. Taking the pure and clean water is the very important in our daily life.

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